Racing team 2013

Is this time of the year when lots of pieces are all over the tabel, like a puzzle but I’m getting there…

Sponsorship deals to finalize, car /van to get decal sorted, kit, Xmas party and bikes…

Car and van is this year  a bit more pro level…

…as finally I can afford to buy them rather than borrow them from my very nice and therefore grateful friends like Steve Avery and Duncan Mellish.. 🙂

This year racing team kit will have a different colour scheme…RED is the theme, for passion, power, love and …

Ferrari speed!!

So black follow red and white on the top for those summer sunny day where I want to keep the fresh to be able to attack on those hills…

Yes is a team of climbers with some of them on mix abilities…I want to get them were it matter…on the climb!

My plan is to get those light weight boys and give them the power they need but keeping the ideal weight …6 guys average weight 62.5kg…lets get the wattage now!

But the bike is what I’m so exiting about…the frame was tested by my self during this season…my “Volante” as said in Italian can fly and is also a power machine!

The main difference from “Freccia” is the rear end and a bit more aerodynamic…but the rear is where is not going to give anything back…only forward!

Stiff like a rock, ideal for ultimate performance…not good for the over 50 unless you have a very good core and back…my personal choice is still la Freccia as I like to have  a little more relax in the rear for my 6/7 hours sportives…never the less managed to win a crit and very good at short races.

But I wanted to be different and I spend time with a company that deals with F1 high quality decals, …yes decals!

Back in the 70s was normal and I want to take them back for 3 reasons:

1 The frame is paint less therefore lighter

2 If you scratch it you can replace and your frame will look great again

3 You can customize it

The frame comes as an aggressive black matt finish, but the you can choose the scheme you like…

You can start with black and red …our racing team colour and change during the season for some sunflower yellow and ride the in the summer  like the tour the france leader…

Anyway the team one is compatible with Zappi’s club colors …

And now time to build it…so as you can see if you match it with bar take, bottle cages, tyres and saddle the job is done…

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