Corporate 19 January 2021
Ekar: from a World Champ to you
Alessandro Ballan rides with the rainbow stripes – he earned the right to wear them for a lifetime with his victory in Varese in 2008.
The 41-year-old Italian has ridden in the toughest competitions around the world, and succeeded where it matters most: in the Worlds, in the Spring Classics, winning stage races and taking a mountain stage at La Vuelta where he wore the leader’s red jersey.
Now, like a lot of road cyclists, he’s spending more time adventuring off-road and has been bitten by the gravel scene.
Alessandro rides Ekar with a 40T chainring and ...