Posts tagged “ALESSANDRO”


Alessandro Petacchi has been Italy’s best sprinter over the last decade. He has had one of the most impressive careers, with the most recent when he joined team southeast in 2015, racing through the Giro d’Italia, and winning 22 stages throughout his career with the team. The 42-year old Italian retired last year, after an […]

A Peep Into Petacchi’s S-Works Tarmac

Alessandro Petacchi has hung his boots as far as professional road racing cycling is concerned. He retired from the sport last year and this 42 year old Italian is still remembered by cycling enthusiasts for his bikes and his control over them. He last raced for the Wilier Triestina-Southeast team. Petacchi was an Alpha sprinter […]

Alessandro Petacchi Plans To Retire

Cycling, like sprinting, is a physically grueling exercise. Hence, it should not come as a surprise when popular athletes announce their decision to retire. One such name is Alessandro Petacchi. He has announced his retirement from the profession of cycling. Having gained fame initially as an Italian sprinter, he has decided to retire from his […]

Sir Chris Hoy all set to race at the Le Mans 24 hour

Sir Chris Hoy, a well known cycling champion, would step up his journey in motorsport by taking part at the at Le Mans, in June. The forty year old man from Scotland, who is also the most successful Olympian of United Kingdom, would contend in the 2nd tier at the well known twenty-four hour event. […]

Punching By Petacchi Leads To Furious Energy From Harrif

Mohd Harrif Salleh, the rider of Terengganu Cycling Team stated that his fierceness with Alessandro Petacchi has allegedly made him a punch bag. He points out that Petacchi had punched him in the stage sixth from behind of the Langkawi Tour of 2015 which began from Maran to Karak. The act was according to him […]

2015 gets set for Alessandro Petacchi For The Team Of Italian Southeast

Neri Sottoli is the name by which the team of Italian Southeast was familiar as for which Alessandro has signed for. 2015 will witness lot of sprints from him. In 2010 he won the Tour of France with the green jersey by his side and in 2014 he was the leader for Omega Quick-Step to […]

Alessandro Petacchi Without Contract For The Next Season

The financial crisis that Italy is facing at the moment has also affected the country’s cycling. A number of Italian professional cyclists including Alessandro Petacchi haven’t been able to sign a contract for the upcoming season. Petacchi has said that he would quit cycling if he is unable to find employment for the next season. […]

Petacchi Leading The Way Without A Contract

The economic crisis in Italy is continuing in the world of cycling as well. Other riders along with Alessandro Petacchi are unemployed for the season of 2015. Petacchi who is 40 years old stated that if he does not get a contract he is going to quit. He has made other plans if he does […]