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Bianchi R & D Collective Launched

Bianchi, the iconic Italian brand, recently introduced a new collection of racers and mentors called the Bianchi R & D Collective. The R & D Collective, which stands for Race and Develop, is a collection of elite level athletes representing multiple cycling disciplines, all brought together by Bianchi to share their passions for racing and growing the sport of cycling.

In Siena it’s Time for the Strade… Bianchi

Bianchi is the new official sponsor of the Strade Bianche and Granfondo Strade Bianche. From March 4th to the 6th, the Bianchi Experience Center will be at the Fortezza Medicea (Siena) to display Bianchi’s top gravel and road models, including the limited edition Specialissima Giro105.

Readers’ Rigs: Bianchi Oltre XR.2 Special!

We welcome back one of our most famous Readers' Rigs alumni, George from San Diego. His new rig is an Italian stallion, Bianche Oltre XR.2 like no other with custom celeste touches throughout and a truly unique Campag/Sram E-Tap 4 speed gearing setup!

EUROTRASH News Round Up Thursday!

Oct 22, 2020 - All the latest news from the Giro and the Vuelta, plus Driedaagse Brugge-De Panne all with video. Covid-19 changes the Giro route - TOP STORY. Alaphilippe talks season and crash. Rider covid cases, Jumbo-Visma women's team, Gatto to retire, contract news from Majka and Lotto Soudal. WorldTour teams swap bikes. EUROTRASH coffee time!

The Last Belgian Grand Tour Winner: Johan De Muynck

The late 70s and early 80s was a great time for cycling, there were many 'heroes of the road', not just Eddy Merckx, but a load of Belgians and Italians. Johan De Muynck was a classy rider, but he was up against the system that kept the top men... at the top. Ed Hood finds out more.

Retro Rider: Marino Basso – Classy, Fast and Cunning

PEZ Retro: After looking at two climbers in our 'Retro Riders' series, it's time for a sprinter. The fast-finishers have a reputation for fast living and sailing a bit close to the wind when it comes to their chosen art. Marino Basso was a typical sprinter, he stabbed his teammate in the back for the 1972 rainbow jersey - but that's what sprinters do. . . Signore 10,000 Volts, a classy rider, but cunning with it.

Rest In Peace: Italy’s Greatest – Felice Gimondi

Obituary: The greatest ever Italian cyclist, Felice Gimondi, passed away on Friday after suffering a heart-attack while swimming in the sea off the Sicilian coast. Ed Hood remembers the always smooth and cool Italian character who was a champion amongst some of the best ever road men.