The Italian Liquigas-Bianchi team has started to take shape for next season. Today the team...
The Italian Liquigas-Bianchi team has started to take shape for next season. Today the team confirmed the signings of Luca Paolini (Quick Step-Innergetic) and Manuel Quinziato (Saunier Duval-Prodir) for two-year deals. Liquigas also has three neo-pros on the roster for 2006: Eros Capecchi (GS Mastromarco, 19 yrs), Alberto Curtolo (Marchiol-Ima-Famila, 21 yrs), and Mauro Da Dalto (from Marchiol-Ima-Famila, 24 yrs).
Finally, there are a number of riders with agreements that are valid until at least the end of 2006: Michael Albasini, Dario Andriotto, Magnus BÃ¤ckstedt, Patrick Calcagni, Kjell CarlstrÃ¶m, Dario Cioni, Daniele Colli, Danilo Di Luca, Stefano Garzelli, Enrico Gasparotto, Nicola Loda, Vladimir Miholjevic, Matej Mugerli, Andrea NoÃ¨, Franco Pellizotti, and Charly Wegelius.