Alessio-Bianchi

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Alessio-Bianchi
Team information
UCI code ALB
Based  Italy
Founded 1998 (1998)
Disbanded 2004
Discipline Road
Bicycles Bianchi
Key personnel
General manager Bruno Cenghialta
Team name history
1998
1999
2000-2003
2004
Ballan
Ballan-Alessio
Alessio
Alessio-Bianchi

Alessio-Bianchi was an Italian professional cycling team which existed from 1998 to 2004. It was created in 1998 as Ballan. In 1999 Italian wheels manufacturer Alessio came in as co-sponsor, and in 2000 as main sponsor. The team was dissolved by the end of the 2004 season.

Major results[edit]

1998[edit]

1st Stage 1 Giro di Calabria, Endrio Leoni
1st Stage 4 Tirreno–Adriatico, Gabriele Colombo
1st Stage 3a Four Days of Dunkirk, Alexandre Gontchenkov
1st Stage 5 Four Days of Dunkirk, Gabriele Colombo
1st Luk-Cup Bühl, Piotr Ugrumov

1999[edit]

1st Stage 5 Tour Méditerranéen, Fabio Baldato
1st Trofeo Pantalica, Andrea Ferrigato
1st Berner Rundfahrt, Andrea Ferrigato
1st Stage 4 Giro del Trentino, Alexandre Gontchenkov
1st Stage 2 Four Days of Dunkirk, Andrea Ferrigato
1st Stage 1 OBV Classic, Carlo Finco
1st Stage 2 Danmark Rundt, Fabio Baldato
1st Stage 3 Danmark Rundt, Nicola Loda
1st Stage 4 Tour de Suisse, Gilberto Simoni
3rd Overall Giro d'Italia, Gilberto Simoni
3rd Overall Tour de Suisse, Gilberto Simoni

2001[edit]

  • 1st, Stage 2 & 8, Tirreno–Adriatico (Endrio Leoni)
  • 1st, Stage 8 & 17, Giro d'Italia (Pietro Caucchioli)

2002[edit]

2003[edit]

  • 1st, Stage 5, Tirreno–Adriatico (Ruggero Marzoli)
  • 1st, Stage 3, Tour de Romandie (Laurent Dufaux)
  • 1st, Stage 2, Giro d'Italia (Fabio Baldato)

2004[edit]

1st Overall Giro della Provincia di Lucca, Alessandro Bertolini
1st Stage 3, Alessandro Bertolini
1st GP Chiasso, Franco Pellizotti
1st Paris-Roubaix, Magnus Bäckstedt
1st Stage 5 Course de la Paix, Martin Hvastija
1st Stage 1 Route du Sud, Cristian Moreni
1st  Italy Road Race Championships, Cristian Moreni
1st Scandinavian Open Road Race, Marcus Ljungqvist
1st Coppa Bernocchi, Angelo Furlan
1st Stage 1 & 4 Tour de Pologne, Fabio Baldato
2nd Gent–Wevelgem, Magnus Bäckstedt