A month of highly prestigious events. A month in which the Cuore Rosso bikes made in Cusano Milanino will be the protagonists of 3 great tours on 3 different continents. A month in which the De Rosa teams will be looking for important results to be able to leave their mark in the 2019 cycling season. This is just a hint of what awaits us in May, which has always been considered by cycling fans, Italians and not , as the most important period of the year.
In addition to the Giro d’Italia, where De Rosa will participate with 2 of its 3 professional teams, our bikes will be featured in the Tour of California, the highest race in the American continent, and the Tour of Japan. To this is added the De Rosa e-bike team, which will participate with the new born De Rosa E-Road at the Giro E.
GIRO D’ITALIA | 11 MAY – 2 JUNE
Considered by many the most beautiful stage race of the cycling season, De Rosa will also be the absolute protagonist of the Giro d’Italia for 2019. Two De Rosa teams that will start from Bologna Saturday 11 May: the NIPPO Vini Fantini Faizanè team and the Israel Cycling Academy team. For the Italian-Japanese team this is the third participation in the Rosa race, while for the Israeli team this is the second consecutive participation.
Both teams will race with the made in Cusano Milanino bikes, choosing the model that more than other reflects their own characteristics. We will see on the roads of the tour the PROTOS chosen by the finisseurs of the two teams, the SK Pininfarina for the sprinters and the KING for those who want to be protagonists on the most important climbs foreseen in the course.
Line up Israel Cycling Academy: Davide Cimolai, Ruben Plaza, Krists Neilands, Guillaume Boivin, Conor Dunne, Guy Niv, Awet Gebremedhin, Kristian Sbaragli.
Line up NIPPO Vini Fantini Faizanè: Line up will be confirmed in a fews days.
For the first time in 2019 there will be a third De Rosa team to participate in a stage race on Italian roads. This is the De Rosa E-Bike team that will participate in the Giro E scheduled on the same dates and destinations touched by Giro d’Italia. Obviously the riders of this team will ride with the new born De Rosa E-Road, the assisted bikes with a presented in the last edition of the Gran Fondo Florence.
TOUR OF CALIFORNIA | 12 MAY – 18 MAY
From Europe to America for another extremely prestigious stage race, the most important in overseas territory. At the Tour of California, the stage race on the World Tour calendar, the De Rosa bikes will be the protagonists with the Israel Cycling Academy Team that received the Wild Card in this 2019 to participate in this round. With a well-balanced line-up, the team will try in every way to become the protagonist and seek victory.
Line up Israel Cycling Academy: Edwin Avila, Guy Sagiv, Roy Goldstein, Matteo Badilatti, Hamish Schreurs, Alex Cataford, Sondre Holst Enger.
TOUR OF JAPAN | 19 MAY – 26 MAY
A third continent will see the Cuore Rosso bikes as protagonists in May. This is Asia and specifically the Tour of Japan, the stage race that in recent years has seen the De Rosa teams play a leading role with their leaders. Also in 2019 the home team will be the NIPPO Vini Fantini Faizanè to try to achieve the maximum result by aiming for stage victories as well as special jerseys.
We are waiting for a month of great cycling by De Rosa that you can follow live on our social channels. Don’t miss the updates, the background and the best that these 3 great tours can offer.