We want to tell you a story. The story of a team that turned pro in 2009 and active since 2003. A team that has won 181 races in 12 years, the first one in 2009 with Oscar Gatto at Giro di Sardegna and the last one one month ago with Jakub Mareczko who was able to beat Mark Cavendish at Settimana Internazionale Coppi & Bartali. A story that now is in danger as two riders tested positive in few months forcing the management of the team to a hard decision.
We have decided to don’t take part to the Giro d’Italia even if we have the right to, an act of courage and love to cycling, a huge sacrifice for a Team that has those three weeks in our beautiful country and with the amazing fans as the main target of the season.
We are speaking to them, the fans of true cycling, the ones who were excited when Giovanni Visconti won two National Championships in a row, the ones who didn’t forget the amazing attack that let Oscar Gatto win in Tropea at the Giro d’Italia in front of Alberto Contador, the ones who cheered for Pippo Pozzato at the Ronde Van Vlandeeren when only Tom Boonen was able to beat him.
We live for these kind of emotions and that’s why we want to increase our monitoring of our athetes to make sure that these episodes won’t happen again as they create a damage to our beautiful sport and the whole Team starting from their colleagues till every single member of the staff.
We decided to open a crowfunding because we repudiate doping and we want to fight it by creating a project that has worked well abroad but has never been done in Italy.
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