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JUAN JOSÈ LOBATO WINS THE COPPA SABATINI.
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JUAN JOSÈ LOBATO WINS THE COPPA SABATINI.

Milan, 21 of September Juan Josè Lobato wins the Coppa Sabatini reaching his first victory with the #OrangeBlue jersey and his 15th personal victory in career. It is the victory n.10 for the team in this season, but with a very special relevance due to the fact that it was an Italian race and that it comes in front of very important competitors such as Colbrelli and Moscon. 4th place also for another #OrangeBlue rider, Marco Canola. THE RACE. A fast race with an high level of competition today in Peccioli. 6 riders in the breakaway of the day, among them Eduard Grosu for the NIPPO Vini Fantini team. Many teams worked behind to close the gap and to stop many actions in the final such as the one of Bardet, Henao and Visconti. In the last km a solo action of Vincenzo Albanese before and then when only 400 meters where missing it is the Spanish rider of the NIPPO Vini Fantini team to anticipate everyone with a strong action. behind him the sprint with Sonny Colbrelli and Gianni Moscon coming second and third and with a very good placement also of Marco Canola closing with a very good 4th place. THE DECLARATION. A big satisfaction for JJ Lobato on the finish-line, for him and for the team: “I’m so happy for this victory that comes at the end of a difficult year for me. My season began in late and then also an injury stopped me in the middle of the season. Now I’m feeling good and I’m happy to give back to the team the trust they gave me at the begin of the year, winning here in Italy for the team is very important and doing it in front of very important and strong competitors for me is a great satisfaction.” THE RANKING. 1 LOBATO Juan José NIPPO - Vini Fantini - Europa Ovini 2 COLBRELLI Sonny Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team 3 MOSCON Gianni Team Sky 4 CANOLA Marco NIPPO - Vini Fantini - Europa Ovini 5 VUILLERMOZ Alexis AG2R La Mondiale 6 GAVAZZI Francesco Androni Giocattoli - Sidermec 7 SIMON Julien Cofidis, Solutions Crédits 8 SMITH Dion Wanty - Groupe Gobert 9 COSNEFROY Benoît AG2R La Mondiale 10 BARGUIL Warren Team Fortuneo - Samsic
SUMMER BLACK FRIDAY DE ROSA.
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DE ROSA SUMMER BLACK FRIDAY.

Milan, 27th July 2018 An unmissable opportunity for all fans of the Cusano Milanino brand, or for all those who could not wait to change their frame or make a restyling with an increasingly popular color: the BLACK. De Rosa launches the Summer Black Friday, dedicated to the black carbon frames of the 3 top of the range bikes in the catalogue, King, Protos and SK Pininfarina. Elegant, fashion and a symbol of ferocity, black is today the color most requested by cyclists from all over the world, be they professionals or amateurs. Throughout the summer (while stocks last) each of you can order your own frame, the same one present in the catalogue, at a special price and receive it immediately in the following days. Yes, the original frames of the Black Summer Friday promotion are ready for delivery and available in limited edition. Give a touch of freshness to this warm summer and get ready to the best to face the last part of the season and the beginning of the new. To find out about the complete offer send an email to derosa@derosa.it or call 026195171.   The frames and colors available in the De Rosa Summer Black Friday. DE ROSA SUMMER BLACK FRIDAY. King BOB BLACK. DE ROSA SUMMER BLACK FRIDAY. Protos NERA. DE ROSA SUMMER BLACK FRIDAY. SK Pininfarina NERO TERRA DISK.
METAMORPHOSIS: THE FIRST SPORT UTILITY BIKE IN THE WORLD DESIGNED BY DE ROSA AND PININFARINA.
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METAMORPHOSIS: THE FIRST SPORT UTILITY BIKE IN THE WORLD DESIGNED BY DE ROSA AND PININFARINA.

Turin, June 26th Metamorphosis is born with two souls. An urban soul made of elegance and a unique style that make it the ideal bike for moving around in contemporary metropolises. And a sporting soul, made of performance and technology that transform it into the ideal companion for sport and for off-road trips. Metamorphosis has been shaped in the image and of the modern gentleman. A sophisticated creature, with infinite interests and performance in every sector of contemporary action. THE EXTRAORDINARY VERSATILITY OF METAMORPHOSIS De Rosa and Pininfarina present, in museum of Cambiano, the first Sport Utility Bike. A body with dynamic shapes like the more sporty Pininfarina cars. A monocoque inner mold carbon frame, lightweight and suitable for performance. A group of transmission Shimano Alfine 8 Speed group. 40mm high profile aluminum wheels that ensure comfort without neglecting the sliding speed. But above all the extraordinary versatility of a bicycle capable of interpreting the needs of contemporary life. The companion of every day to move effectively and sustainably. Metamorphosis is able to transform itself from urban to gravel bike by choosing two set-up options. With the Comfort saddle and handlebar, maximum comfort is ensured in urban travel. It easily transforms into a performing gravel bike by replacing the same set-ups with their Sport version. Finally, the toothed belt transmission ensures maximum peace of mind and smoothness both in the city and off-road. THE WORDS OF THE PROTAGONISTS "It is the birth of a new category that until yesterday did not exist", says Cristiano De Rosa, Director of De Rosa. "The choice of the best materials by De Rosa, combined with the attention to detail that has always been a symbol of Pininfarina excellence, has led us to a unique product in its aesthetics and versatility." "Metamorphosis is not a new bicycle but a new way of thinking and living the bicycle", says Paolo Pininfarina, President of the Pininfarina Group. "An object with a strong personality capable of high performance in different contexts, from the city to natural environments. The innate propensity of Pininfarina to imagine new scenarios has found in De Rosa an extraordinary partner to make them real. " The new bike goes to expand the De Rosa Pininfarina family of bikes, born from the collaboration between the two Italian excellences that share with each other values and perfection to detail. Watch the official presentation at this LINK. DOWNLOAD THE COMPLETE PHOTO-GALLERY. DOWNLOAD THE TECHNICAL FILE.  
NASCE ANIMA, LA NUOVA BICICLETTA IN TITANIO CHE ESPRIME L’ESSENZA DE ROSA.
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THE BIRTH OF ANIMA, THE BIKE ABLE TO COMBINE TRADITION AND FUTURE VISION.

Florence, April 14th 2018 It was held in the historic center of Florence, close to the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the presentation of Anima, new De Rosa bike able to combine tradition and futuristic vision. Cristiano and Danilo De Rosa have chosen the city of art to present to their fans, many of them in Florence for the Granfondo Firenze De Rosa, every technical and conceptual detail of this new project. Anima is not just a bike, but it is what most represents the vision of the Brand of Cusano Milanino today.

THE NEW ANIMA DE ROSA A single word chosen to express the result of titanium processing, which has represented the excellence of De Rosa for over 25 years. Anima is born from here, from the desire to translate the vision and the frame culture of De Rosa into a product. To those wondering what Anima is we can say that: Anima is the essence of De Rosa combined with the best technology available at the moment. Anima is a project born with the desire to express the Italian frame culture and the importance of Tailor Made concept, which has always been the basis of our Black Label. Anima is the maximum expression of the construction of titanium frames, which for 25 years is the beating heart of the De Rosa works. Anima is the desire to look at the present with a look projected on the future, without neglecting anything that has been done in 65 years. Anima is the union of the new that advances with the nobleness of titanium and the best choice of components. Anima is authentic, sincere and true. Anima is De Rosa. THE DECLARATION OF CRISTIANO DE ROSA These are the words using by Cristiano De Rosa to describes his feelings about the concept that Anima expresses and its concrete realization: "I am particularly excited to have presented in an exclusive location Anima, the bike that most of all represents the essence of De Rosa. The tradition of Italian frame culture, combined with the Campagnolo technological revolution of the 12-speed Super Record, creates an authentic harmony, strongly present but able to "anticipate" the future. For 25 years the processing of Titanium is the excellence of the De Rosa production, which we passed down from generation to generation with passion and dedication. Getting it to relive in a modern way fascinates me. It is not easy to express in words the feeling that this product is able to generate, but I consider it as a real gift that I decided to make to me, to the De Rosa brand and to all the customers ". ANIMA TECHNICAL FILE The technical file of Anima obviously starts from its frame, made of titanium and which represents the final result of 25 years of experinece. As well as all De Rosa titanium frames can be produced entirely custom made, following the geometries of each customer and falling under the Black Label, identifying the Tailor Made born in Cusano Milanino. In detail, the frame is made up as follows: Titanium 3 tubing 2.5. Seat tube diameter from 35 to double butted. Top tube diameter from 35 to triple butted. Down tube diameter from 40 to triple butted. Rear triangle: bi-conic vertical tube to the apex 16 diameter, in the middle diameter 19 (therefore 16-19-16). Drop out Reynolds grade 9 Titanium on De Rosa design. Bottom brackets Press fit box 86.5 x 41. Head tube made from solid machined from a cnc solid, diameter 45 cylindrical. Every titanium material is created using Grade 9 titanium. The low rear carriage represents another distinctive feature in Anima that gives that touch of "New classic" strongly desired by Cristiano and Danilo De Rosa. Even the choice of components has been taken with the best attention in the details to give Anima the decisive and performing character of every bicycle with the Heart. In fact, it has a disc braking system and the revolutionary 12-speed Campagnolo Super Record groupsets. You will not have to wait long before you can touch every single Anima details. It will be available on the market starting from the end of May 2018.
EDUARD GROSU TRIONFA IN CROAZIA
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EDUARD GROSU WINS AT TOUR OF CROATIA

Eduard Grosu wins at Tour of Croatia, riding his Protos De Rosa. The rider of NIPPO Vini Fantini Europa Ovini team wins after a strong sprint with Nizzolo (Trek) and Minali (Astana).
Zadar (Croati) - 18th of April The disappointment of the third place reached in the inaugural stage soon turns into a victory for Eduard Grosu, who wins the second stage of the Tour of Croatia and become the leader of general ranking. A grit and strength sprint to demonstrate the good physical condition in which the Romanian sprinter is and the desire to achieve this result. Juan José Lobato, decisive for Eduard Grosu in the final kilometres of the stage, achieved the fifth place of the day. For the NIPPO Vini Fantini Europa Ovini team it is the first win of the season obtained at the end of a stage race impeccably by all the #OrangeBlue riders. EDUARD GROSU VICTORY If the rain has influenced the inaugural stage of the Tour of Croatia, certainly the strong wind was the protagonist of the second stage. 231km races with strong wind that led the organizers, at the end of the GPM of Velebit, to neutralize the race for several kilometers. In the first part of the race there were four protagonists who undertook the breakaway of the day, constantly controlled by the #OrangeBlue team and by the other ranking teams. A series of fans lead to split the group, which returns all together at the foot of the last climb. The race explodes right at the end of this last climb, when, after the downhill, the riders enters the Zara circuit. A technical circuit full of curves that enhance the skills of the sprinter Eduard Grosu, who, at less than 800 meters from the finish line, anticipates the other sprinters going to take the stage victory and the Leader jersey of the Tour of Croatia. Behind him Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek Segafredo) and Riccardo Minali (Astana Pro Team) respectively in second and third position. Good fifth place for Juan José Lobato, precious help for Eduard Grosu in the final kilometers of the stage. THE WORDS OF THE PROTAGONIST Promise kept for Eduard Grosu, who yesterday declared to see in today's stage the perfect opportunity for his redemption. He did it in the best way, cutting the finish line first and winning the Red jersey as leader of the general ranking. With these words the Romanian sprinter describes the success just obtained and thanks his teammates: "It was a strange race, conditioned immediately by the strong wind. As I said yesterday, today I wanted to make a result, I wanted to win. I won thanks to the work of all my teammates, precious in covering me from the wind in most of the race. I knew the final circuit of Zara well and could not be surprised. When 800 meters were left I decided to anticipate the others sprinter going to cut the finish line first. I do not know how the stage of tomorrow will go, but for the moment I enjoy this important victory for myself and for the Team and the Red Leader jersey ". Even Valerio Tebaldi, sport director in the team car, want to describe is happiness: "Eduard has sprinted as a true champion with grit and the desire to make a result. We ride this stage as a great team and the victory testifies how much good we have done". RANKING OF 2ND STAGE OF TOUR OF CROATIA 1 GROSU Eduard Michael Nippo - Vini Fantini - Europa Ovini 2 NIZZOLO Giacomo Trek - Segafredo 3 MINALI Riccardo Astana Pro Team 4 GIDICH Yevgeniy Astana Pro Team 5 LOBATO Juan José Nippo - Vini Fantini - Europa Ovini 6 RUMAC Josip Meridiana Kamen Team 7 MOHORIC Matej Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team 8 GUARDINI Andrea Bardiani - CSF 9 KUMP Marko CCC Sprandi Polkowice 10 ENGER Sondre Holst Israel Cycling Academy
DE ROSA AL VIA DEL GIRO D'ITALIA
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DE ROSA AT THE START OF GIRO D'ITALIA

Tel Aviv. April 25, 2018. De Rosa will be at the start of the # GIRO101 with the Israel Cycling Academy Team, the Professional Israeli team that will participate for the first time in history at the Giro d'Italia and to do has chosen the tradition of Made in Italy bikes. The Giro 101 will be the first "Grand Tour" in history to take off outside Europe, in Jerusalem. The Israel Cycling Academy team today announced the roster that including two Israeli riders at the start in a line up composed of young talents and some elements of experience. The decision to have two young Israeli riders such as Guy Sagiv (23) and Guy Niv (24) at the start represents an important and historic news in this Big Tour. Complete the line up the Italian Kristian Sbaragli, the Australian Zak Dempster, the Latvian National Champion Krists Neilands, the Canadian National Champion Guillaume Boivin, the Belgian Ben Hermans, and the Spanish Ruben Plaza. Plaza, the most titled of the team, fresh winner of the Vuelta in Castilla y Leon during the weekend said: "We have an incredibly motivated team in view of the great departure of Jerusalem. We will write the history of Israel and it will be a great emotion for all of us. I have no doubts, it will be very challenging to fight for the victory of the stage, but I'm excited and honored to be able to try with this team. " Giro roster: Guillaume Boivin (28, Canada) is a two-time former Canadian national champion. A versatile sprinter, Guillaume is valuable in both breakaways and the leading out his teammates. Zak Dempster (30, Australia) is a trusted road captain who can intuitively read a race situation. Ben Hermans (31, Belgium) brings years of World Tour experience to the squad. He has already achieved a handful of top ten results so far in 2018. Krists Neilands (23, Latvia) is an all-rounder who excels at climbing. The cycling world took note of Krists at Milano-Sanremo this year when he launched a late attack on the Poggio, to which only Vincenzo Nibali could respond. Guy Niv (24, Israel) is a climber who also loves pushing the descents. Ruben Plaza (38, Spain) is an experienced rider with wins in both the Tour de France and Vuelta a España. Most recently, he claimed the final stage and overall at the Vuelta a Castilla y León. Guy Sagiv (23, Israel) is a dedicated teammate and an all-rounder. Kristian Sbaragli (27, Italy) has a Vuelta a España stage win to his name so the sprinter to aim for another Grand Tour stage win. Reserves Edwin Avila (28, Colombia) August Jensen (26, Norway)
CARBONIO
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CARBON: BALANCE CREATES PERFECTION

The new millennium for De Rosa began with the sign of Carbon, the ideal fiber with which to pursue the philosophy of the De Rosa brand, the "one to one" and tailor-made bicycles. With the first full carbon frames, they allow a considerable weight reduction and the saddle section increases to 35 mm. For De Rosa the weight is not everything, the carbon modeling also goes from the construction of a frame that gives stability and drivable even downhill, as well as lightness uphill. Carbon is today the material to be evolved, with which it is easier to be creative and fully realize the custom-made of De Rosa, without abandoning the tradition of the heart brand in the workings of other noble traditional materials such as steel, titanium and aluminum.
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ALUMINUM: INNOVATION FOLLOWS INTUITION.

The basic properties of aluminum are lightness and stiffness, seemingly opposites yet both are required in order to create a perfectly balanced frame. De Rosa has a history of perfectly balancing their intuition for finding new materials and developing new processes and merging them into their unwavering commitment to open minded creativity and innovation. In 1997 Ugo De Rosa intuitively began to sense the benefit of utilizing aluminum in the development of bike frames and committed the company to a program of research and development related to the production of high quality aluminum frames. De Rosa Aluminum bikes: Scandium, Pistarda.
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TITANIUM: A TRADITION OF SUPERIORITY

The nobleness of titanium is defined by the superiority of its mechanical properties, by its resistance to fatigue and corrosion as well as anextremely high stiffness to weight ratio. Every De Rosa titanium frame is created using Grade 9 titanium, the same titanium used in the manufacture of aircraft hydraulics. Nicholas De Rosa, recognized as one of the youngest frame builders in the world, carries on the De Rosa legacy and tradition that has defined world class titanium bike frames for three generations. De Rosa Titanium bikes: Solo, Treduecinque, Anima.
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STEEL: THE LEGACY OF TENACITY

The raw material that defined the industrial revolution was the beginning of what is now a third generation tradition for Ugo De Rosa and his family. The tensile strength of steel and its ability to withstand the rigors of the road and the elements creates a timeless reverence for steel frames that supersedes fashion and trends. The innovations in steel frame building are brought to us in the beauty of the welds, in hand worked joints, in Tig and brazed welds. The care required in the creation and development of a De Rosa steel frame allows us to describe them as daughters from the heart. De Rosa steel Bikes: Nuovo Classico, ÂGÈ, Corum, Neo Primato.