An intense last month of races awaits the #OrangeBlue athletes who will be engaged in 5 races on the Italian calendar, in China at Tour of Taihu Lake and finally in Japan at the Japan Cup. This weekend the Giro dell’Emilia and GP Beghelli will open the Italian race calendar.

The #OrangeBlue double line-up is ready to kick off the last intense month of NIPPO Vini Fantini Faizanè team races. It will be an all-Italian weekend to inaugurate an October full of events. Saturday 7 riders of the team will be at the start of the Giro dell’Emilia, as is the tradition for climbers with the arrival on San Luca. Sunday the Beghelli GP could give more space to the fast wheels too.

Due to the characteristics of these two races, the Sports Director Mario Manzoni have selected a total of 9 riders, divided between the two events.

The Colombian rider Alejandro Osorio appeared in good condition in the last seasonal releases and will be one of the leading men for the Giro dell’Emilia for the team, together with the young Italian climber Filippo Zaccanti and the Japanese climber Hideto Nakane, that comes from the world championship. With them the Spanish climber Joan Bou, the Colombian Ruben Acosta, the Japanese Sho Hatsuyama and an expected return to races that of the Italian rider Nicola Bagioli after his long injury.

GP Beghelli who will see Marco Canola and Giovanni Lonardi among the team’s leaders, along with Nicola Bagioli, Hideto Nakane, Joan Bou, Sho Hatsuyama and Alejandro Osorio.
The official line-up:

Giro dell’Emilia:

Alejandro Osorio, Hideto Nakane, Filippo Zaccanti, Joan Bou, Nicola Bagioli, Ruben Acosta, Sho Hatsuyama.

GP Beghelli:

Marco Canola, Giovanni Lonardi, Nicola Bagioli, Hideto Nakane, Joan Bou, Sho Hatsuyama, Alejandro Osorio.