Tomorrow (March 8, 2014) the dirt roads of Tuscany will again provide a testing race route and stunning backdrop for the peloton. The 8th edition of Strade Bianche – formerly known as Monte Paschi Eroica (2007, 2008) and Montepaschi Strade Bianche (2009, 2010, 2011) will be held as part of the European classics season.
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According to a report in Thursday’s edition of the Italian sports paper La Gazzetta dello Sport, Cannondale’s super star Peter Sagan will ride for the Russian team Tinkoff-Saxo in 2015. La Gazzetta reported that the deal will see Tinkoff-Saxo ride on Cannondale bikes from next season.
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Colnago has released its new model, C60. It is lighter, stiffer, and still respects the Italian brand’s history: the Colnago C60 retain the company’s famous Master star-shaped tubes, a shape that has become synonymous with the Colnago.
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Colnago C35 is not only an artwork, it is also a milestone in history of the cycling technology. It was produced in 1989, as a commemorative model created in celebration of Colnago’s 35th anniversary. Developed from the work with Ferrari Engineering, it was one of the first frames to be manufactured using a carbon fiber composite, and was equipped out with a gold-plated Campagnolo Super Record groupset.
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Did you know you can show off your own BMC for a chance to win a free BMC Racing Team replica kit?
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RCS sport, the organizer of the Milan-San Remo, has confirmed that the Pompeiana climb will not be included in this year’s race route due to weather-damaged roads. The road surface was deemed beyond repair before the race on March 23.
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If you watch Jørgen Leth’s great documentary about 1973 Giro d’Italia, “Stars and Water Carriers” (Stjernerne og vandbærerne), you may remember Merckx-Battaglin battle at stage 8 on Monte Carpegna.
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Ten years ago, in the early evening of 14 February 2004, Marco Pantani was found dead at a hotel in Rimini, Italy.
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According to a report in Biciciclismo, twice Formula 1 World Champion and keen cyclist Fernando Alonso Fernando Alonso may be looking to join forces with the Cannondale team in an attempt to join the WorldTour.
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American pro-tour team BMC Racing have announced that they signed with former Euskaltel-Euskadi rider and 2008 Olympic Road Race Champion Samuel Sánchez. The terms of the contract has not been made public.
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