Category Archives: Northern Classics

Blue-fuchsia-green comments from the cobblestones

Crashes, punctures, mechanical problems: they’re all elements that all the teams partecipating in Paris-Roubaix must face. Despite the efforts by the riders and the team staff, LAMPRE-MERIDA could not be … Continue reading

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Italian selection for the Hell of the North

Team LAMPRE-MERIDA selection for Paris-Roubaix will be completely Italian. The eight riders that on Sunday 13th April will face the Hell of the North are all born in Italy: Filippo … Continue reading

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Modolo conquers also De Panne: victorious sprint

Two in a row for Sacha Modolo. LAMPRE-MERIDA’s cyclist repeated immediately the success he had obtained yeasterday, winning the bunch sprint in De Panne at the end of the 3rd … Continue reading

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Modolo, hurricane in Koksijde, 5th seasonal victory

Thanks to a wonderful sprint, Sacha Modolo conquered the 2nd stage of Three Days of De Panne (De Panne-Koksijde, 206 km). The Italian fast rider obtained his 5th victory in … Continue reading

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Improvement for the team in Belgium; in Italy, Mori underwent hand surgery

In the first stage of Three Days of De Panne (201 km from De Panne to Zottegem), good weather and high temperature went with the 7 attackers that led the … Continue reading

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Cimolai and Modolo in the sprint for the victory, but they missed the target

Good performance by Cimolai and Modolo in Gand-Wevelgem (233 km), but their aims for a top result vanished at only 150 meters to the arrival, when the sprint for the … Continue reading

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First tough Belgian foretaste: crashes and inconveniences

Punctures, crashes (photo Bettini) and mechanical accidents: LAMPRE-MERIDA had a foretaste of what the Belgian races are in its forst seasonal appearance in the Classics of the North. Gp Harelbeke … Continue reading

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LAMPRE-MERIDA for the World Tour Belgian races

LAMPRE-MERIDA is going to take part in two World Tour Belgian races. The blue-fuchsia-green technical staff selected these riders in order to face Gp Harelbeke (28 March) and Gand-Wevelgem (30 … Continue reading

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Paris-Roubaix: Pozzato, crash and 22nd place

Despite his good intentions and his efforts, Filippo Pozzato could not obtain more than the 22nd place in Paris-Roubaix. LAMPRE-MERIDA’s captain tried to do his best, fighting against a lack … Continue reading

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Paris-Roubaix, Pozzato will lead LAMPRE-MERIDA selection

Paris-Roubaix, that will take place on Sunday 7 April, will be the last chance for LAMPRE-MERIDA to make positive the balance of its experience in 2013 Northern Classics. Filippo Pozzato … Continue reading

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(Italiano) Come affrontare il freddo? I consigli del Dottor Guardascione

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Tour des Flandres, the selection from LAMPRE-MERIDA

On Sunday 31st March Team LAMPRE-MERIDA will face the main Belgian event: Tour des Flandres. Sport director Fabrizio Bontempi will direct Mattia Cattaneo, Davide Cimolai, Elia Favilli, Massimo Graziato, Andrea … Continue reading

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LAMPRE-MERIDA for the three It…

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Three days of cycling that will gave to the Italian fans the opportunity to cheers LAMPRE-MERIDA in three interesting races. Blue-fuchsia-green team will take part in Gp Peccioli-Coppa Sabatini (9 … Continue reading

Rubén Plaza joins LAMPRE-MERIDA

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In view of 2015 season, LAMPRE-MERIDA looks at the Spain in order to strenghten the roster and, in particular, to add a valuable man to the group of cyclists that … Continue reading

Rui Costa, still a champion: h…

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Amazing team performance by LAMPRE-MERIDA in Il Lombardia (254 km, Como-Bergamo) and the confirmation by Rui Costa that he’s a top rider. In his first appearance without the rainbow jersey, … Continue reading