Road Italian champion Franco Pellizotti (Androni Giocattoli) took part at Gp Nobili in Stresa (North-West Italy) on a special Bianchi Oltre with customized graphics, on Saturday, July 14th.
The bike has a matte black coloration with a “tricolore” stripe featuring green, white and red colors (those of Italian flag and national champion’s jersey), starting from the head tube and covering the upper part of the top tube. Further inserts are set in the internal side of the chain stays.
At Gp Nobili won by Danilo di Luca, Franco Pellizotti placed ninth. His team-mate Riccardo Chiarini, on Oltre as well, was seventh.
Bianchi entered Top-10 with three different riders: Colombia Coldeportes‘ Jeffry Romero on Bianchi Sempre was tenth indeed.