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Elisa Balsamo’s bike: What’s the former world champion racing in 2023?

Some folks within the fanbase {of professional} biking consider within the curse of the rainbow jersey, whereby the newly topped world champion finds it all of the sudden troublesome to rack up wins as soon as they’re sporting the coveted rainbow stripes. Clearly, Elisa Balsamo would not purchase into that, having racked up 9 wins within the stripes in 2022, together with Ghent-Wevelgem, stage wins on the Giro d’Italia Donne, and capped it off by additionally profitable the Italian nationwide championships. Sadly this meant we by no means noticed the Italian champion’s jersey on the street because the rainbow jersey takes priority.

Whereas Balsamo has relinquished the rainbow jersey for 2023 to Annemiek van Vleuten she remains to be very a lot a rider to look at for the season, and can nonetheless carry the rainbow collar and sleeve flashes of a former world champion till the tip of her profession.



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