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15.02.2008/ Team High Road announced today that' Giro d'Italia organiser RCS Sport changed its mind and decided to invite the team to all its races, including the Giro d’Italia.

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"After careful and diligent review, RCS Sport is glad to confirm its confidence in Team High Road and its promising riders, and invite the new USA registered team at our races starting, in chronological order, with Monte Paschi Eroica on March 3rd, Tirreno Adriatico, Milano- San Remo, Giro d'Italia, Giro del Lazio, Giro del Piemonte e Giro di Lombardia” says Angelo Zomegnan, Director General of RCS Sport.

“Team High Road is honored to compete in these exceptional events and thanks RCS Sport and Mr. Zomegnan for their support” said Team Owner, Bob Stapleton. These are some of the most spectacular sporting events in the world and we plan to come with excellent athletes and extraordinary motivation.” adds Stapleton.
 
“I'm extremely happy to know that Team High Road has been invited by RCS sport to participate to their events and above all to the Giro d'Italia. Personally it represents an event with an importance that goes beyond competition. It is not only an outstanding race, but it brings emotional and historical value. It's my duty to race this event at my best according to principles of fairness and integrity. ” says Team High Road Rider Marco Pinotti, who wore the “maglia rosa” or pink leaders jersey of the Giro d’Italia in 2007.

Team High Road will present its entire Men’s and Women’s Team today at 2:00 PM at the Cubblerly Theater- 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, prior to the Start of the Amgen Tour Of California this weekend.

Source: Team High Road

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