announcement that beginning in 2013 Wilier would no longer be the bike supplier to Team Lampre, ending a 10 year relationship. Beginning next year the bike sponsor is Merida, it will be the Taiwanese company's first venture into the top tier of professional road racing. The team is renamed to Team Lampre-Merida.
Team Lampre will be using a newly launched Merida frameset, the Scultura SL (scultura is Italian for sculpture). The Lampre version is pictured above. road.cc had a short review with many photos of a Sculptura SL here if you want for information. As pictured above the bike is equipped with Shimano Di2; we'll have to wait for the official announcement to learn of the complete configuration of the team bikes.
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