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Sunday January 5, 2020
Bookshelf: On January 2 every year there is a big event in Castellania, a tiny village in Italy's Piedmont region. This year the morning began with a mass in the little church, there was a special opening of Casa Coppi, and in the afternoon a visit to nearby Novi Ligure and the Museo dei Campionissimi. Because on January 2, 1960, sixty years ago, Fausto Coppi died and a cycling legend began.
Monday November 11, 2019
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.
Saturday August 17, 2019
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.
Friday October 19, 2018
Today 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!
Monday April 16, 2018
April 16, 2018 - Michael Valgren has shown his class in Amstel - Race report and video from Holland. Other cycling news: Ster ZLM Toer, Aru and Froome ready for the Alps, Valverde for Ardennes, Felline out, Giro E-Bikes, surgery for Božič, BORA extends, Eroica California, Tour jersey, Willie Smit's preparation for Amstel.
Friday December 2, 2016
Bianchi confirms its presence in women’s professional cycling by extending its sponsorship deal with Team Giusfredi Bianchi also for 2017. The renewed Team Bianchi Giusfredi will consist of nine young riders, eight Italians and one from Israel.
Friday September 16, 2016
Campagnolo and Bianchi are two top Italian iconic component and bike manufacturers and so a visit to their Eurobike stands was a must. Erin Berard takes a look at the new Campagnolo Potenza Groupset and Zonda wheels. Then there is the beauty of the Bianchi Oltre XR4 CV and Aquila CV TT/Triathlon bikes to drool over.
Tuesday February 2, 2016
Inspiration, style, performance. In other words: Dama Bianca, Bianchi's woman-dedicated bicycle range projected to satisfy the various levels of performance required by the female public.
Wednesday April 29, 2015
Bianchi is proud Global Sponsor of the newly expanded Eroica international project, including six events to be held in Italy, US, Japan, Spain and UK starting 2015.
Friday February 6, 2015
Iconic Italian brand joins Colavita in tackling a new exciting challenge in women's racing cycling. Sempre Pro is the official team's bike.
Tuesday July 8, 2014
Following recent media reports and rumors about Bianchi's position toward the Belkin Procycling team, Bianchi reconfirms their strategy to participate at the highest level of performance cycling and will consider all available options to keep its presence in the WorldTour, with Team Belkin as first priority if a new Sponsor can be secured.
Friday June 20, 2014
Following Belkin's unexpected decision to exit Pro Cycling as the title sponsor of the Belkin Pro Cycling Team, Bianchi re-confirms its strategy to participate at the highest level of performance cycling and will consider all available options to secure a position in the 2015 World Tour and future years.
Friday April 25, 2014
The Italian inventor of the “Cucina Pop” to ride Bianchi Infinito CV. Bianchi welcomes a new testimonial into its family signing one of the current world’s most influential chefs, founder and owner of the “D’O” Michelin-starred restaurant, located in San Pietro all’Olmo Cornaredo (Milano).
Thursday February 13, 2014
New performance tests of the innovative Countervail technology in readiness for the classics.
Wednesday January 29, 2014
Bianchi officially introduces Team Belkin’s Infinito CV model for the 2014 season. With its Countervail® vibration cancelling technology, the new Infinito CV is the innovative invention developed by Bianchi to reduce muscle fatigue and increase bike control.
Thursday January 2, 2014
Bianchi officially releases the Team Belkin’s Oltre XR.2 model for 2014 season. It is the latest generation of the extreme racing Oltre carbon frame, with the best rigidity to weight ratio, for the most expert UCI WorldTour professional riders.
Monday December 23, 2013
Bianchi provides Androni-Venezuela team with the Sempre Pro carbon bike in 2014 season. For the second year in a row Gianni Savio's squad will ride the latest evolution of the Sempre model, a Bianchi full-carbon monocoque racing frame (universal for mechanical and electronic groups), displaying a larger downtube, internal cable routing and oversized chain stay for direct power transmission.
Monday December 9, 2013
Bianchi wish to express the deepest sympathy to its iconic champion Felice Gimondi as his mother, Domenica Angela Salvi, passed away yesterday at the Santa Maria rest home in Laxolo di Brembilla, Northern Italy. She was 103. The funeral will take place in Sedrina on Tuesday, December 10th, at 10.30 am.
Friday December 6, 2013
Bianchi owner Salvatore Grimaldi celebrated the opening of a new Bianchi Cafè and Cycles in Malmo (Sweden) on Thursday, November 28th. Three years after the unveiling of the first Bianchi concept store in Stockholm, Malmo’s café is now the third in Sweden, while another Bianchi Café and Cycles is set to be launched next spring.
Wednesday November 6, 2013
Bianchi is grateful to Daan Luijkx and the Vacansoleil-DCM team for the fantastic opportunity to partner together for the 2012 and 2013 WorldTour seasons and to add another page in Bianchi’s legendary history in competitive racing.