Super Mario is now the "performance manager" of the ISD squad, one of the invited teams to the Giro d'Italia. This past week he has been riding with the team, all using their time trial bikes, on the roads between Lucca and Pisa in preparation for Venice.
The time trail team make-up is likely to be: Giovanni Visconti (team captain), experienced riders Dario David Cioni and Leonardo Scarselli; specialist Andrey Grivko, Dmitry Grabovskyy, and Bartosz Huzarski; Ukranian champion Ruslan Pidgornyy and Italian sprinter Oscar Gatto.
Of the training Cipollini said, "We are satisfied with the testing we performed, now we await Venice. We could be the true surprise."
Photo: Mario and the ISD squad TTing near Lucca
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