Bianchi celebrates Felice Gimondi’s 70th birthday in Bergamo

 is getting ready to celebrate Felice Gimondi’s special birthday. The former rider is turning seventy this Saturday, September 29th.

Il Lombardia” organizers chose Bergamo as the departure for the 106th edition of the race, falling on Gimondi’s birthday. Moreover, World Tour Team ’s riders will be in the action at the n classic wearing a new “celeste” kit to celebrate Fausto Coppi’s five victories at the and pay homage to Gimondi as well.

A gala night dedicated to Felice Gimondi is also scheduled on Friday, September 28th, 8.30 pm, at Centro Congressi Giovanni XXIII in the heart of Bergamo. During the event will unveil a special surprise.

is Gimondi gala’s proud main sponsor. The company will also have his own exhibition booth in the hospitality village at Il Lombardia’s starting area, near the new “Officina Edoardo ” store, on September 29th.

The “Gimondi week-end” will end on September 30th, with TX Active-’s riders seeking to package a welcome gift to their president Felice Gimondi at Gimondibike, MTB international competition with start and finish in Iseo (Brescia). is the Gimondibike’s official bike sponsor.

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