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CASTELLI OFFICIAL PARTNER OF THE UAE TOUR 2020, THE ONE AND ONLY WORLD TOUR RACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST The new UCI WorldTour race will start in Dubai and end in Abu Dhabi, with a route that runs through the Emirates. Four stages dedicated to sprinters, one for puncheurs and two for climbers. The only WorldTour race in the Middle East, organized by the Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah Sports Councils, in partnership with RCS Sport, is scheduled from 23rd to 29th February 2020. Chris Froome will be the big star of the event for sure, he will return to racing at the UAE Tour as he continues his recovery from career-threatening injuries. Froome broke multiple bones, including his right femur, a hip and ribs, when he crashed into a wall at high speed during a recon ride at the Critérium du Dauphiné last June. With 2020’s modified route for the UAE Tour there are seven stages listed below: Stage 1 – DUBAI SILICON OASIS STAGE – The Pointe – Dubai Silicon Oasis (148km) A mainly desert stage with some sections in the city of Dubai. After starting from Palm Jumeirah / The Pointe, the route continues towards the Al Qudra area (with ...

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CASTELLI OFFICIAL PARTNER OF THE UAE TOUR, THE ONE AND ONLY WORLDTOUR RACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST The new UCI WorldTour race will start in Abu Dhabi and end in Dubai, with a route that runs through the Emirates. The merger between the Dubai Tour and the Abu Dhabi Tour will create a bigger, better and more successful race. – The UAE Tour, the one and only WorldTour race in the Middle East – The choice to merge was likely made because the change was necessary in order to grow. Having a longer race is an opportunity to offer a good mix of stages, open to all kinds of riders, like Tirreno-Adriatico. The debut edition of the UAE Tour, scheduled from February 24 to March 2, 2019, will take place with a new logo and a new trophy but the same passion and the same leaders’ jerseys supplier. THE TEAMS All 18 World Teams will start, with many of the best riders on the planet: the winners of 11 Grand Tours, Chris Froome, Vincenzo Nibali, and Tom Dumoulin; the reigning road and time trial world champions, Alejandro Valverde and Rohan Dennis; and world-class sprinters Elia Viviani and Marcel Kittel. THE ...

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Third DUBAI TOUR edition starts on Wednesday, and we just love the race so much that we have decided to give away one Blue GC leader’s jersey. Entering is easy and open to all Castelli InsiderNews subscribers and Facebook fans. PICK THE WINNER OF THE 2016 DUBAI TOUR, AND YOU COULD BE THE LUCKY WINNER OF THE BLUE LEADER’S JERSEY. Some hot aspirants for the overall GC: Mark Cavendish, DIMENSION DATA (RSA) Marcel Kittel, ETIXX – QUICK STEP (BEL) Lars Boom, ASTANA PRO TEAM (KAZ) Elia Viviani, TEAM SKY (GBR) Daniele Bennati, TINKOFF (RUS) Fabian Cancellara, TREK – SEGAFREDO (USA) Sacha Modolo, LAMPRE – MERIDA (ITA) Philippe Gilbert, BMC RACING TEAM (USA) Bradley Wiggins, TEAM WIGGINS (GBR) Last year’s top 5 (2015) 1. Mark Cavendish (GBr) Etixx-QuickStep 2. John Degenkolb (Ger) Giant-Alpecin at 6 secs 3. Juan Jose Lobato (Spa) Movistar at 10 secs 4. Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar at 12 secs 5. Marco Canola (Ita) UnitedHealthcare at 14 secs CONTEST RULES: The usual Castelli rules apply (see below), only one entry is allowed per person, and you enter by commenting below who you think will win the 2016 Dubai Tour. 1. Contest is open to all Castelli Newsletter subscribers and ...

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This week’s Dubai Tour (February 4-7) is drawing big names, including Vincenzo Nibali, reigning Tour de France champion; Mark Cavendish, winner of 43 Grand Tour stages; Alejandro Valverde, winner of the 2014 UCI WorldTour ranking; Tony Martin, three times UCI Time Trial World Champion; Joaquim Rodríguez, two times winner of Il Lombardia; Philippe Gilbert, former UCI Road World Champion and John Degenkolb, 10-time winner of Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a España stages. The four road stages, totalling 663 kilometres, will kick-off Wednesday with a flat stage concluding with four laps of an 8.2km circuit and finish at the Union House Flag.     Stage two is a similar fare, with a finish on the iconic palm island for what is likely to be another bunch sprint. The big showdown will take place on stage three when Nibali, Valverde, Rodriguez and Gilbert will go wheel-to-wheel. The organisers consider it a ‘medium mountain stage’, the riders are sent back and forth in the rugged Hajar Mountains, resulting in two climbs at 10% and one climb at 7%, while the finale is a short ascent with a steepest section of 17%. The GC riders will need to rid themselves of the sprinters on the final climb as time bonuses could otherwise come into play ...

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Design by Sir Paul Smith and innovative fabric technology and fit by Castelli headline the 2015 Dubai Tour leader’s jersey. RCS Sport today unveiled the Official Dubai Tour 2015 leader’s jersey, designed by the British fashion designer Paul Smith and produced by the innovative Italian clothing partner Castelli. The four race jerseys, will be worn by the leaders of each race classification. Sir Paul Smith himself, who is arguably the most successful designer in British history, was behind the decision to partner with the Dubai Tour. He has been a cyclist for many years and has a passion for the sport, its heritage and its culture. Paul Smith’s iconic style is clearly evident in the design of the four jerseys and Sir Paul Smith’s signature will be very evident on the back and collar of the jerseys. “I was very pleased to be asked to design the Dubai Tour jerseys,” said Sir Paul Smith. “There are four jerseys, one for each of the different classifications and a key consideration in the design of each was keeping the riders cool. Working with Castelli, I’ve used a breathable fabric on the front, there’s a full zip that they can open if they need to cool ...

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