The #GreenTeam will race from August 15 to 18, then moves to Tour du Poitou-Charentes
The journey of Bardiani-CSF around Europe continues. After Great Britain, Denmark and Czech Republic, the #GreenTeam is ready to face a four-days-race in France. On the schedule the Tour du Limousin (UCI 2.1), a traditional event for the team in August where in which collected four stage wins and the final classification (2015) in five editions.
The route includes four mixed road race stages, for a total of 700 km to cover. Bardiani-CSF have to race without Giulio Ciccone, who has to return to race after a rest period but still struggling with the consequences of a heavy bronchitis. On the other site, Manuel Senni is ready to race again after almost three months: the Italian has fully recovered from the fracture suffered during Giro d’Italia.
Seven riders – average age 24
Simone Andreetta (ITA, 1993, rouleur climber)
Giovanni Carboni (ITA, 1995, rouleur climber)
Marco Maronese (ITA, 1994, sprinter)
Lorenzo Rota (ITA, 1995, all rounder)
Manuel Senni (ITA, 1992, climber)
Simone Sterbini (ITA, 1993, climber)
Luca Wackermann (ITA, 1992, all runder)
Team director: Stefano Zanatta
Zanatta: “For most of the team, Tour du Limousin is the chance to race after a period of rest. It’s the first step to be competitive and takes a good result. We’re approaching a key moment for our season and we want to bring all the riders to a top condition. Limousin will be an important step and we want to have positive feedbacks from everyone”.