Massimo Codol has decided to continue his career into 2007. The 33 year-old rider from Lecco (Lombardia) signed a contract with Palmiro Masciarelli's Acqua & Sapone according to tuttobiciweb.com.
The Lecchese started his career with Mapei in 1998 and then had his best year to date in 2000 with Lampre, where he won the Japan Cup and a stage in the Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco. After racing for two years (2004-2005) in the services of Alesandro Petacchi at Fassa Bortolo, Codol signed with Tenax-Salmilano in 2006. He will use his skills to help the younger riders on the Acqua & Sapone team.