Italian Annabella Stropparo will head up the Ideal Bikes International Bike team for 2008. The Italian has won national titles in cross country and marathon mountain bike disciplines as well as cyclo-cross. This season, she'll race many major events on the Italian calendar as well as some World Cup events. Stropparo finished second at the Italian National Cyclo-cross championships this weekend.
The Ideal Bikes International Team will host its official presentation on Saturday, January 26 in the head office of Serenissima Diffusion srl, in Suseganea near Treviso, Italy, where the rest of the team's racers will be announced.