Thursday, January 21, 2010

Bottecchia for Acqua & Sapone

The Acqua & Sapone team presentation was held on Monday, January 18, 2010 in L'Aquila (AQ). The team has dropped De Rosa and will be riding Bottecchia bikes for the 2010 season. Nice to see a great name in the races again.

My understanding is that the "SP9" model will be used by the team.

Photo: Bottecchia in team colors; standard SP9 which is available in 3 colors: white-red (shown), white-gray, and white-blue.

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  1. It's wonderful to see Italian bike companies coming back to the sport! Nothing against Trek, Specialized and Giant but even Eddy Merckx is back with sponsorship of Quick-Step. Makes me wonder if the world-wide financial crisis has reduced the cost of involvement to the point the small makers can compete with the monsters -- in any case it's great to see the venerable Italian bike names back in the scene (though of course some never left).

  2. Da tempo non sentivo parlare nelle Bici Bottecchia... mi manca ancora la Benotto!

  3. Sweet bikes...the paint job is cool...

  4. YES Bottecchia is back and for Sale in Canada only. Sorry USA. check them out on Facebook Bottecchia Bikes/ Canada

  5. Yes it is about time. Bottecchia Bikes will be for sale in Canada in 2010-11, so not in the USA.
    Check them out on facebook Bottecchia Bikes/ Canada

  6. Yes it is about time again. Bottecchia Bikes will be for sale in Canada only, sorry USA. Check them out on facebook: Bottecchia Bikes/ Canada