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Selle Italia-Ghezzi for the Tour de l'Aude

Selle Italia-Ghezzi look forward to the Tour de l'Aude and help to promote safe cycling to young children

The Selle Italia-Ghezzi team is ready for todays start of the Tour de l'Aude. Six women start the tough race on the French roads of the Tour de l'Aude, a 2.1 category race to be held from May 15 to May 24 for a total of 10 stages and 858.9 kms. The women engaged for this years race are Bras, Boyd, Corneo, Kozonchuk, Romoli and Valsecchi and the team will be headed by Walter Zini. The race starts today Friday 15th May with a 3.9 km prologue.
At the same time the teams initiative to promote road cycling education in schools will take place in Lariano, in the province of Rome, and Francesco Fabbri, one of the mechanics of the Selle Italia-Ghezzi, will be one of the protagonist. : 


Walter Zini is very happy right now with his team and looks forward to the tour, "We start with the goal of doing well - commented the sports director - even if we can't go for a win in the general classification. But we have some fast gilrs and they can get good placement: in the last stages with the GC almost decided we may also seek to enter in the breakaways to search a stage win"

Francesco Fabbri said of the event, "This initiative is very important - says Francesco Fabbri - because there will be about 65 children of local schools: education in road bike is a very dear theme for us and the federation and so we will be helped also by the Regional Committee. Children will be able to learn all the rules and the meaning of signs in a small circuit that we are preparing thanks to the support of traffic police"


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