Bianchi is best known for their signature celeste color schemes that have dominated the road world for decades. For 2022, Bianchi USA has created a collective of experienced and developing racers they are sponsoring to break into the growing professional gravel racing scene. Following the launches of carbon gravel racing rigs like the Arcadex and the Impulso Pro , Bianchi is now able to fully support athletes on the dirt as well as the road.
“Bianchi is deeply invested in the future of our sport, its athletes, and the greater cycling community,” said Pat
Hus, CEO of Bianchi USA. “We selected athletes to join our mission based on their accomplishments on the bike,
but more importantly based on their story and what they are doing to make a difference in cycling.”
Press release: Bianchi, the iconic Italian brand, recently introduced a new collection of racers and mentors called the Bianchi R&D Collective. The R&D Collective, which stands for Race and Develop, is a collection of elite level athletes representing multiple cycling disciplines, all brought together by Bianchi to share their passions for racing and growing the sport of cycling. The ensemble cast of six privateers spans the full spectrum of ages, geographies, and racing experience, with the primary focus of the program being on gravel racing. From an 18-year-old Texas high school student to a 51-year-old New England cyclocross legend, they all share a passion to compete at the highest level, but also have a common bond and desire to […]