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February 5th, 2016

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February 3rd, 2016

For the Stradalli-Bike Aid team the Challenge Mallorca was certainly eventful and it was an experience the team will take with them for the rest of the season. The team faced tough competition including World Tour Teams but they learned a lot and are ready for the next race.

You can see more from the Challenge Mallorca at the Stradalli Cycle Blog

February 1st, 2016

The Challenge Mallorca was a great experience for the young Stradalli-Bike Aid team as they battled some of the top World Tour Teams in racing. As with any race there were plenty of ups and downs for the team but overall they greatly benefited from the experience and will use it as they head into a competitive 2016 racing season.

Stradalli CEO Tom Steinbacher was more than pleased with the effort and experience of his team.

"Look at the field we went up against. It's David Vs Goliath and all you can ask for is that everyone battles their hardest. At the end of the day each racer had given it everything they had and that's all I can ask for."

To read more about the Challenge Mallorca, pics and interviews visit the Stradalli Cycle Blog
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January 29th, 2016

Rider Daniel BichlmannStradalli – Bike Aid are holding their own against the tough competition at the Challenge Mallorca. Stradalli – Bike Aid riders are using the Challenge Mallorca as a starting point to what they hope is a successful 2016 season.

Many top cyclists are using the Challenge Mallorca as an opportunity to prepare for the season including the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Plenty of high winds and open roads provide the perfect ground for world tour cyclists to find their legs for the 2016 season. Riders such as Fabian Cancellara, who need a high level of fitness spring classics like Paris - Roubaix, use this race to get to a high level of fitness early in the year.

Stradalli – Bike Aid pro rider Niko Holler uses the Challenge Mallorca to test and strengthen his climbing legs at the beginning of the season. He focuses on general classification throughout the season and riding against world tour professionals early on gives him great motivation for how he is doing.

Today in the second stage of Challenge Mallorca, Trofeo Pollenca – Port de Andrax where Stradalli – Bike Aid rider Daniel Bichlmann initiated the first good breakaway of the day that would stay clear for the majority of the stage.

The breakaway initially had only 9 riders but soon a group of 23 riders including rider Timo Schafer of Stradalli – Bike Aid would bridge across to form a much larger group of that would stay clear until the closing kilometers of the stage.

You can read more about the stage at the Stradalli Cycle Blog

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The Stradalli – Bike Aid team were active immediately in the first breakaway of the day in the Challenge Mallorca. French rider Damian hopped in the first breakaway of the day and rode strongly before the peloton pulled them back and immediately the attacks started again. Daniel Bichlmann represented Stradalli in the third breakaway and looked to have a chance to stay away, but Lotto Soudal and Team Sky prevented that from happening.

Then a steep hill saw Team Sky and Lotto Soudal set a strong pace at the front of the peloton to set up the finale. Lotto Soudal protected Andre Greipel in the final stretch and set him up for the win. Sam Bennett of Bora – Argon 18 and Edvald Boasson Hagen of Team Dimension Data rounded out the podium.

Tom Steinbacher, CEO of Stradalli Cycle, was very pleased with how his team has performed in Mallorca thus far.

“We raced hard the entire day and stayed competitive with some of the top teams on the World Tour. That says a lot about this team and what we are going to be able to do this year.” Steinbacher said.

Dominik Merseburg, 24-year-old in his first year as a professional with Stradalli – Bike Aid was excited to be around such prestigious riders all day.

“It's pretty awesome when Cancellara rides by you. Then Greipel and Wiggins ride by you and you suddenly realize what an amazing opportunity this is. It is very humbling to compete with these guys but to also race with the best teammates I could ask for.” Merseburg said.

Windy conditions and a fast pace made the first day go by very quickly and the Stradalli – Bike Aid boys left the race looking forward to tomorrow. The racing in Mallorca continues with the 162.6 kilometer (101 miles) Trofeo Pollenca – Port de Andratx.

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With an increase in the level of competition the riders of the Stradalli-Bike Aid team are well aware of the importance of the Playa de Palma Challenge Ciclista Mallorca. This will be the first race of the season against top UCI World Tour teams including Team Sky, Cannondale Pro Cycling Team, Francais de Jeux, Trek – Segrafredo and Movistar Team just to name a few.

Want the same full carbon road bikes used by the Stradalli-Bike Aid pro racing team? The team is racing currently in the UCI 1.1 Challenge Vuelta Ciclista a Mallorca race.The Aversa road bicycle is on sale and available at a great low price.

January 26th, 2016

The pro team was able to enjoy a long training ride today around Mallorca as they prepare for the upcoming UCI 1.1 Challenge Vuelta Ciclista a Mallorca race.

The race will be tough for our boys going against teams including Team Sky, Trek-Segafredo, Movistar Team, Etixx-Quick Step, FDJ, Cannondale Pro Cycling Team, Lotto Soudal, IAM Cycling

Stradalli RS Orange Full Carbon Road Bike. Shimano Ultegra 6800 11 Speed. Shimano RS Aluminum Clincher Wheelset.

January 25th, 2016

Stradalli Cycle MTB racer Bob McCarty returns to form as he dominates the first mountain bike race of 2016.

Stradalli Two 7 Pro White Edition. Full Carbon Fiber Dual Suspension Mountain Bike. 27.5" MTB 650b Shimano XT. Fox Evolution Suspension. Stans Tubeless Ready Wheelset.
Amanuel Mengis, a young and talented climber from Eritrea has officially joined the Stradalli - Bike Aid Team.

A great deal on the new Stradalli carbon fiber handlebars.
It was windy and cold in the Race For Humanity road race in Dade City, Florida this past weekend. But that didn't stop the Stradalli Cycle - Papa John's Women's Elite Team as they started their season with a big win.
A beautiful bike at a beautiful price: Stradalli AR7 White Team Full Carbon Aero Road Bicycle Shimano Dura Ace 9000 11 Speed. Stradalli 40mm x 27mm Wide Carbon Clincher Wheel Set.
There is strength in numbers and Stradalli Cycle certainly has a lot. The formation of the Finish Strong - Stradalli Cycle pro men's team. Read more about them on the racing blog.
Be sure to check out the Bitonto Full Carbon Road Bike. SRAM Red 22. 11 Speed. 40mm x 27mm Wide Carbon Clinchers currently in stock and available at a low price from Stradalli Cycle

January 23rd, 2016

Currently Stradalli-Bike Aid is over in Mallorca getting ready for the upcoming UCI 1.1 Challenge Vuelta Ciclista a Mallorca.

The island is a major cycling tourist attraction and holds some of the most beautiful sites in the world and epic bike riding opportunities. The photo above is of the Palma de Mallorca Cathedral and was taken during a training ride.

Also called Majorca, part of Spain and located in the Mediterranean Sea, it is the largest island in the Balearic Islands Archipelago. It is home to some of the most scenic white sand beaches.

January 22nd, 2016

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It was another successful day of racing for the Stradalli-Bike Aid team as Meron Teshome and Jean Bosco Nsengimana both finished in the top 10 in stage 5 of La Tropicale Amissa Bongo. The weather is hot, the racing is fast and the competition is tough in Gabon, Africa, but the Stradalli – Bike Aid boys are holding their own. Teshome came in at fifth place in a tight sprint finish.

Stradalli – Bike Aid has impressively placed 1 or 2 riders in the top 10 of every stage of La Tropicale Amissa Bongo so far and brought home the first podium finish of 2016 on stage 2 with Teshome.

Racer Niko Holler currently sits top 10 in the general classification. He is 26 seconds off of first place.

January 21st, 2016

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The Stradalli - Bike Aid Team is heading to Palma de Mallorca for the Challenge Vuelta Ciclista a Mallorca, 4 days of UCI 1.1 races around the island of Mallorca off the coast of Spain.

Stradalli Cycle CEO Tom Steinbacher is arriving early for the pre-race press conference and photo shoot leading up to the 4 days of racing.

There will be plenty of competition for Stradalli - Bike Aid are World Tour teams with star riders gearing up for 2016. Lotto Soudal will be present
with a full team Andre Greipel and Jurgen Roelandts. Trek - Segafredo will
be present with a full team including Fabian Cancellara and Frank Schleck.
Team Sky, Movistar and Cannondale Pro Cycling Team will also be present with
top riders.

Past winners of the Tour of Majorca include Alex Zulle, Alejandro Valverde and Philippe

The Tour of Majorca is the 2nd of over 100 UCI races for the Stradalli - Bike Aid conti team this season. They are currently racing La Tropicale Amissa Bongo and have already found their way onto the podium. \

January 20th, 2016

The new season brings plenty of reason to celebrate for Stradalli - Bike Aid pro racer Daniel Bichlman who had a rough 2015 due to injuries but will start his 3rd season in this international group.

"For me this is a fresh start. I love the team, I love the cause we ride for and I love my new Stradalli Aero Aversa full carbon road bike. Last year didn't go as planned but that's racing. This year is a chance to prove what I can do and help the team get to an even better year."

While the name has changed the cause has not. Stradalli-Bike Aid will still work towards the promotion of African cycling and its athletes. So in addition to a number of German racers, racers from Eritrea, Tanzania, Rwanda, Togo will be in the squad again.

You can read more about the team and Daniels story

Stradalli - Bike Aid Racing Gabon Africa UCI Race

The German team Stradalli - Bike Aid will started Monday, January 18, 2016 the 11th edition of the Tropical Amissa Bongo (18-24 January) for the second consecutive year. Led by a former French professional, Yves Beau, this team has the distinction of hosting the last three years of top African athletes and allowing them to confront the professionals in European and African races.

Niko Holler riding the Stradalli carbon Aversa finished in fifth place on the most grueling, hilly stage of the 7 day UCI 2.1 race.

The race finished in an uphill sprint with Adrien Petit of France’s Direct Energie, formerly Europcar, taking first place. The sprint was very close with Jarrier Benoit of Fortune – Vital Concept finishing on the wheel in second and Andrea Palini of Skydive Dubai Pro Cycling Team rounding out the podium in third.

Former riders such as Namibian Dan Craven were spotted by Bernaudeau for Team Europcar two years ago. Recently, the Eritrean Mekseb Debesay was recruited by Team Dimension Data, South Africa’s UCI World Tour Team with team mate mark Cavendish

"With the energy and effort of our sponsors we are able to combine the sporting progression of our riders and our involvement in educational projects in Africa,” Stradalli – Bike Aid staff said.

The Stradalli - Bike Aid team has continued their humanitarian work for children in Africa. The success of Mekseb Debesay in 2014 was also a great success for the program as he was named Best African Cyclist of the year and 2015 with 8 wins UCI obtained the highest score by an African rider on the mainland last year, gave ideas to leaders of the German Continental professional team who have decided to move to the next level with six African riders in 2016.

Three will be present this week on roads of Gabon with former Eritrean national champion Meron Teshome, Tanzanian Richard Laizer and Jean Bosco Nsengimana of Rwanda who in November won brilliantly the Tour of Rwanda.
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January 19th, 2016

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Stradalli-Bike Aid began racing Monday at La Tropicale Amissa Bongo, UCI 2.1 7 day stage race. Today we took our first podium with Meron Teshome sprinting for third place at the finish of Stage 2. Andrea Palini of Skydive Dubai Pro Cycling took first place and Yauheni Hutarovich of Fortuneo-Vital Concept took second.

After 2 stages, Jean Bosco Nsengimana sits third overall on the general classification and holds the youth classification white leaders jersey. Jean Bosco last year won the general classification at Tour du Rwanda and is one of the top up and coming riders out of the African continent.

Stradalli-Bike Aid is currently tied for first place in the team classification. La Tropicale Amissa Bongo continues tomorrow with a very hilly Stage 3 in Gabon, Africa.

January 15th, 2016

El fabricante estadounidense de bicicletas de carbono, Stradalli Cycle, anunció la semana pasada su vinculación al equipo alemán profesional Bike Aid como patrocinador y proveedor oficial de material. El nombre del equipo para el 2016 será Stradalli-Bike Aid.

January 13th, 2016

3-time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion, UFC fighter and Blackzilians team member Gilbert Burns will be training on the Stradalli Cycle full carbon Trebisacce SL1 road bike in preparation for his upcoming fight. Burns currently trains at the JACO Hybrid Training Center.

While at JACO Burns was educated about the benefits of training on a full carbon road bike as opposed to running. It is difficult to strengthen your legs and do regular cardio without putting pressure on your knees. However, professional cyclists strengthen their legs without wear and tear on their knees because the impact on the joints is significantly less when cycling as opposed to running.

For Burns, the full carbon road bike from Stradalli will be his training tool of choice in preparation for his next fight.

“Running can do serious damage to your knees, especially for MMA fighters because we are bigger than other athletes. The guys at JACO explained to me the value and benefits cycling has for cardio and conditioning, especially for building up your legs without doing any damage. I also noticed most of the guys don't drive to work, they ride their Stradalli bikes in and I figured this was the place to go.” Burns said.

Burns said Stradalli Cycle made the process of getting a new bike quick and easy.

“Tom knows all the guys at the Blackzillians and hooks them up. But it's not just about that, he understands how we train, what we have to do and he helps us to incorporate cycling into that. When I walked in the door at Stradalli he greeted me, talked to me about the bikes and the importance of the size and getting the right fit. He even introduced me to 3 Time World Champ Grant Potter who invited me out for a ride. Can't beat that. ” Burns said.

JACO has been a sponsor of many of the Stradalli racing teams and has had a long relationship with Tom Steinbacher, CEO.

“When the Blackzilians send a fighter to me for a new bicycle understand they need it for different reasons than maybe a cyclist would. Every customer is different and cycling has become the most preferred form of cardio for pro athletes but you have to understand what they need to do for training to help them get the best results. Gilbert understands this and that's why he wants a bike.” Steinbacher said

January 11th, 2016

Age is just a number and there is a new member of the Stradalli – Safetti men’s racing team that is proving that to be true. Blain Reeves may be 50 but if he enters a race you can bet he will be near the top of the leader board, not just in the masters’ category but for the entire field.

Serving in the United States Army, Reeves owns multiple Stradalli full carbon bikes and rides well over 300 miles a week while working for the United States Southern Command. He won the best ranger competition in 1993 and was a member of the US Military Cycling Team. He has raced all over the world but what drew him to cycling was the team mindset.

“The military training programs and routines are great. However, they mainly focus on mental training and building a stronger state of mind. It helps you build a stronger mentality, stay focused and push yourself beyond the limits you have already built up in your mind. Originally cycling was just something to try as a new method of cardio. Then i was invited to a few races are really got into the racing as far as being part of a team, the competition and adversity.” Blain Reeves

One reason cycling and riding full carbon road bikes appealed to Blain was because of how great a form of cardio it is while also reducing the wear and tear on the body, mainly the knees. Cycling has become the exercise of choice for people over 40 years old because you get great cardio but you do not damage your body the way other exercises do.

Stradalli Cycle CEO Tom Steinbacher wanted to add Reeves to the team because he wanted to strengthen the team mentality along with the level of talent. What makes Blain the perfect addition to the team is that he has experience as a strength and mental conditioning coach for young racers and athletes.

“Blain is one of the most competitive guys I know but his military training makes him such a great mentor. People don't realize how much of racing is won with mental toughness. You stick to a strict diet, you don't skip or cut workouts short and you stay focused. Blain can teach the young cyclists at Stradalli this and he is also a team player. He wants the team to do well and doesn't care about individual results. That's what we want to have here.” Said Steinbacher

It doesn't matter how talented your racers are, if they do not properly train and prepare as well as know how to work together then you can't expect great results.

January 7th, 2016

The right time trial bike can make or break a winning time, but time trials are have nothing to do with having the coolest looking bike. If you want to succeed you have to have a great frame but also be comfortable on the bike, have good position and know how to minimize wind drag and you will get a much better performance than anyone who overpays for a TT bike.

Riders are always surprised to learn that a bike only accounts for 10 percent of the surface area which hits the wind. The other 90 percent is you. If you can get a better position on a frame that fits you correctly will offer bigger gains than getting an incredibly expensive frame and group set. Despite common opinion you do not have to break the bank to get faster.

Another thing that surprises people is that in flat time trials, aerodynamics counts for much more than weight. You don’t have to be super-lightweight to go faster than the other riders. If you do mainly flat time trials, weight isn’t so significant. Remember that time trial bikes are usually heavier than road bikes because often the frame is thicker and wider. A bigger surface area can give aerodynamic benefits, though the cost is extra weight

Position and comfort are the most important things to consider when picking out a time trial bike. Adjust ability in the front end is a huge issue a lot of riders find in their time trial frame purchases. Stradalli time trial frames offer a huge amount of adjust ability in the front end, which allow the rider to gain more leverage and control over their bikes. The front end of the TTR-8 was engineered to be as stiff as possible and as clean as possible.

The main challenge was to accomplish this and still have a time trial frame that would be comfortable for riders of all shapes and sizes. By keeping the top tube length slightly shorter than a traditional time trial frame, which has most riders looking like a speeding bullet. At the same time we increased the adjust ability options in the front end. The rider can easily adjust the bike to meet his or her needs instead having to compromise with a frame that simply does not fit.

You can easily tell the aerodynamic qualities of a bike by simply looking at it. Some bikes look like Ferrari's while others look like Lamborghini's. The problem for you is that they both cost a lot of money. Yes they are both very fast but so are a lot of other quality time trial bikes out there that can get you the same performance for a lot less money.

January 6th, 2016

Which bike are you going to buy next? That's the question that bothers beginners and experts alike. It is always about the details, how much weight you can save and some will say the most important factor is the cost.

Mountain bikers, especially entry level riders have a difficult time when it comes to choosing the right mountain bike for them. The difference in performance between a 27.5 and a 29er mountain bike is huge when you compare them. Choosing the right bike will have a major impact on your racing season as well as your wallet. The wrong choice can make you miserable in both areas and that's something you want to avoid.

Full suspension bikes may look cooler but a hard tail mountain bike teaches you how to ride smoother and think about your next move on the trail. This is an aspect everyone needs to learn early on in their training. It isn’t about crushing your pedals all the way through the trail, it is about how smooth the rider is. The smoothest riders often post the best times with little effort and that's what you want to do.

The most technical trails require the best handling skills. Often a 29er mountain bike is too large for the rider, too bulky and hinders maneuverability out on the trail. For the entry level racer, a 27.5 is going to do you a world of favors. It will be responsive and save you significant amounts of weight. You can save up to two pounds on a bike build by just switching from a 29er to a 27.5. 2 lbs may not seem like a lot but in the cycling world it could be the difference between winning and finishing 2nd. Every gram of the 2 pounds of weight savings will seem like a miracle when you are at the end of a mountain bike race, totally worn out and covered in mud from the trails.

The wheel set alone can save weight as much as 7 percent going with a 27.5 instead of a 29er. The fact is a light wheel set will provide you with better acceleration, which can save you precious time in your first mountain bike race.

Mountain biking is no joke and it is important that you make the right decisions when it comes to your next bike. For the entry level racer, the 27.5 hard tail mountain bike is the way to go. The Stradalli Blue Yellow 27.5 mountain bike for $1499 is the best bang for your buck you will find on the market. This bike is durable, lightweight and saves your wallet.Even if you are a road cyclist just looking for cross training, this is the perfect bike. Great performance. Low cost.

Get your season off to the right start. The money you save on this bike is money that can be put towards your race entry fees, your post race trip to Starbucks or a nice vacation for you and your friends or family. The ride quality from this bike is the best you will find for the money and will have you owning the trails on the way to your next win in no time.

The new Stradalli - Bike Aid racing season officially begins January 18, 2016 is the beginning of La Tropicale Amissa Bongo, a UCI 2.1 race for some of the top teams in the world. It is also the most prestigious race in Africa.

This marks the 10th straight year La Tropicale Amissa Bongo has been held in Gabon, Africa. Gabon sits on the West Coast of Africa next to Republic of the Congo and south of Cameroon.

Team Europcar and Bretagne-Seche Environment are just two of the Professional Continental teams to frequent the race in the past. Stradalli-Bike Aid will also be competing against teams representing countries from each region of Africa as well as Skydive Dubai Pro Cycling Team.

This is one of the few races on the UCI schedule where amateur African cycling teams have the opportunity race with professional teams. The focus is on developing African cycling, which which is one of the reasons why it is such an important race for Stradalli-Bike Aid.

Timo Schafer, team leader for Stradalli-Bike Aid, said La Tropicale Amissa Bongo is the perfect place to begin the UCI season.

“This was a great offseason with the training and signing of our new sponsors. Stradalli Cycle gave us new full carbon road bikes as well as a chance to meet and connect with new sponsors and supporters of the cause. We picked up some incredible sponsors in the form of Stradalli Cycle and Bolle. It is nice knowing we have strong legs and strong sponsors to build the momentum before the season even begins. Now we get to go to Gabon, Africa to show how serious we are about our mission to develop African cycling.” Schafer said.

Mekseb Debesay, Eritrean professional cyclist, is the most recent success of the Stradalli-Bike Aid Continental Cycling Team. Dimension Data, UCI World Tour Professional Team, bought Debesay from Stradalli-Bike Aid because of his performances over the course of 2015. Debesay is just one success story of the Stradalli-Bike Aid team and Dimension Data are not the only major players who have noticed.

Matthias Schnapka, professional rider for Stradalli-Bike Aid feels that the new sponsors will have a huge impact for the 2016 season.

“I have been training on the Stradalli Aversa full carbon road bikes for a couple months now. It is great to know I have a quality bike to carry me through the race season. Every professional cyclist will tell you having quality equipment and preparation are the most important things when it comes to racing. I know I speak for the whole team when I say the support from FSA - Full Speed Ahead has been incredible. I can say the same for Prologo Seats . Having large companies like those go out of their way to support you is something special.” Schnapka said.

January 5th, 2016

With the loss of Mekseb Debesay who signed with the Dimension Data World Tour Team last month some would expect a dip in the level of talent for the new Stradalli - Bike Aid Conti Team but that isn't the case. With new riders and emerging stars the team has rounded out its roster with Janvier Hadi who qualified to represent Rwanda in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero and the 2015 Tour of Rwanda winner Jean Bosco Nsengimana.

“You are losing a great racer in Mekseb but there are so many young, talented athletes wanting to join this team it creates an opportunity for someone to step up. We are replacing one great cyclist with several more and that just shows the value and importance of this cause. These African cyclists deserve an opportunity to compete in the biggest races all around the world and Stradalli - Bike Aid is giving them that chance.” Stradalli Cycle CEO Tom Steinbacher

The team is excited about the new racers joining the roster and the new sponsors who are supporting the upcoming season.

"We went to Florida to meet with Stradalli Cycle officials and start training with the new Aversa full carbon road bikes they are providing us. It is overwhelming the amount of support we are now receiving from our new sponsors, not only in road bikes and financial help but how they have taken an interest in our cause and what we are trying to do. Tom wants us to succeed this year but not only in races but with what we are trying to do for the African racers and we couldn't ask for more from a sponsor." pro racer Timo Schafer

December 31st, 2015

US based pro men’s criterium team Stradalli-Safetti has granted pro racer Ruben Companioni a release from his contract to join Jamis Professional Cycling Team for the 2016 season.

Companioni was under contract for 2016 with Stradalli-Safetti who agreed that for Companioni’s career, the best thing would be a change of teams. There was talks of Companioni joining the newly formed Stradalli-Bike Aid Germany Continental cycling team for next season but the level of racing in Europe is a huge step up, not necessarily the step up Companioni needs to take at this time.

“Companioni is still and always will be a part of the Stradalli family, but for the next season Jamis was the better fit for him and wanted him to race road not just criteriums. Ruben is an outstanding criterium racer but is an even better road racer. He did a great job this year coming in 2nd overall in the USA Crits series and we want him to continue his development.” Stradalli Cycle CEO Tom Steinbacher “Stradalli-Safetti gives opportunity to young racers and helps them to reach their potential. We keep a tight family here because that is the best environment for racers to develop. Ruben had a great season for us and he will have great success with Jamis. Now another up and coming racer will have the chance to race for Stradalli-Safetti. In a year or so, if Ruben has continued his development then maybe we will talk about bringing him to our European team. For now, we wish him the best of luck in 2016 and always will stay in close contact.” Steinbacher said.

Stradalli Cycle currently sponsors multiple pro and development teams around the world including a European Continental Team (Stradalli – Bike Aid), a United States Professional Criterium Team (With Safetti Smart Wear), a Women’s Domestic Elite Team (with Papa John’s), and a junior development team(Wizard Racing Team). Stradalli also uses all its avenues to help develop young riders and bring them to the next level of competition which is what attracted them to the Bike Aid Conti Team in the first place.

Bike Aid has had multiple success stories including most recently with African rider Mekseb Debesay whom they helped reach the international scene and elevate his career. It was recently announced that Debesay will move up to Team Dimension Data in the UCI World Tour to ride along side Mark Cavendish. Stradalli-Bike Aid has two U23 stagiaire roles left to fill for 2016.

The Stradalli-Safetti pro team will continue their focus on US crit racing in 2016 while Stradalli-Bike Aid will compete at the top level of road racing in Europe. For Companioni, a United States based road racing team will give him the opportunity to continue his progress while also allowing him to stay close to family as well.

“Stradalli Cycle is my family and without them I wouldn’t have all these great opportunities. But I also have my family here in Miami to care for first and foremost. With Jamis I can race in some of the biggest races and have the best opportunities, but still be close to family and my friends.” Companioni said.

December 30th, 2015

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December 29th, 2015

Thinking about getting a new full carbon road bike? How about a mountain bike or track one? It doesn't matter which one you are looking at if you want a new bicycle then you will want to take advantage of the holiday sale at Stradalli Cycle. Every single one of our full carbon fiber bicycles are marked down for the holiday season and available at unbeatable prices. But that's not all! If you order a new bike, a new frame or a new set of wheels and spend over $300 you get Stradalli Cycle gear absolutely FREE!

Don't miss out on this great chance to get a new bike at a low price and free gear as well.

December 24th, 2015

One of the reasons Stradalli Cycle was interested in becoming the official title and bike sponsor for the Bike Aid German Conti Team was because of the great charitable efforts they do.

If you aren't aware, Bike Aid races to raise awareness and funding to give aspiring cyclists in Africa the opportunity to race in Europe. Do to traveling, diplomatic, housing, food and educational costs it can be 3 times more expensive to sign a cyclist from Africa as it would be for a European cyclist.

This is a great program that gives African cyclists the opportunity to reach their dreams of racing in the big leagues and rather than be overlooked they now have an organization they can go to that will give them that opportunity.

Stradalli Cycle will provide full carbon road bikes and more for the next 3 years as well as help to raise awareness for this great cause.
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December 21st, 2015

The new Stradalli Cycle - Bike Aid Conti Team from Germany had a chance to meet and ride with pro racers from the US Stradalli Cycle teams. It was a fun day of riding and photo shoots as the teams were able to discuss sites in South Florida, racing tactics and compare the full carbon road bikes they will be racing next season.
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December 18th, 2015

A great article and tons of photos of Stradalli Cycle in Arizona for cycling camp

After 2 years of hard work, Mekseb Debesay, the most successful rider of the team will be riding side by side with Mark Cavendish in team Dimension Data, formerly known as MTN-Qhubeka, for the 2016 season.

President of Bike Aid Eric Haus, said the teams goals are being reached exactly as planned.

“This is a real success story for us. Mekseb is currently one of the most popular cyclists on the African continent and has achieved multiple victories for our team. We used our media work and our racing calendar as a platform to success for all our riders. The leap from our Conti team to the highest class in all of cycling is exactly what we want to achieve in our project for African riders and we are very proud of him,” Haus said.

Bike Aid has a history of success with their program as Dan Craven, who successfully completed the Vuelta a Espana in 2014 with Team Europcar.

Timo Schafer, Team Coordinator for Bike Aid, said he looks forward to working with new riders for 2016.

“We are very happy for Mekseb and wish him all the best. His leaving does create a big gap, but it also creates a chance for new faces to thrive. We have a number of new African talents for 2016 and we are excited to see how it will evolve in the team,” Shafer said.

Stradalli Cycle - Bike-Aid will stand for a fresh and honest form of cycling with a socially sustainable background. The team competes annually in more than 100 races on all continents and has already achieved considerable international success with multiple podium appearances and media coverage.

The Stradalli-Bike Aid Continental Team promotes athletes from Africa by helping them to fulfill their lifelong dream of racing in Europe at the highest levels of competition. They assist with sports training, education and internship offers as a cultural exchange program. Stradalli-Bike Aid looks to make cycling a fascinating experience for as many individuals as possible, regardless of their social and cultural backgrounds.

The Stradalli Cycle – Bike Aid Conti Team and The Wizard Racing Development Team on their full carbon road bikes in Boca Raton, Florida for a fun day of riding and photo shoots.
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