From today’s champions to those from a recent past. From Vincenzo Nibali and Mikel Landa to Roger De Vlaeminck and Willy De Bosscher. Right after the eve’s press conference with the top favorites, it was “Giessegi Moments” time at Giro del Trentino Melinda: a meeting come from the intention of former pro Simone Fraccaro, the owner of Giessegi, the cycling gear company supplying #GdTM official jersey’s for the second year in a row. Two special guests to salute the 40th edition: the unforgettable Roger de Vlaeminck, “mister Roubaix”, one of the greatest winners in the history of cyclin, and fellow Belgian Willy De Bosscher, a phenomenal pistard with over 180 six-days run in his career.
The two former champion greeted the race caravan at the Arco’s Casino, during the preliminary operations. After Fraccaro stressed his intention to keep supporting the race in the future, De Vlaeminck focused on the race’s route, and remained impressed: “I saw two beautiful climbs, it’s pretty obvious to me that a climber will come on top of it. Anyway, I would have loved to take part in such a spectacular short stage race.”