Bike Channel Team just announced Francesco Chicchi as their new rider. Francesco is a former U-23 UCI Road World Champion with 36 pro wins. Among his victories are wins in the Tirreno-Adriatico, Tour Down Under, Tour of California, and Nokere Koerse. He will bring 14 years of professional road cycling into the fixed gear crit scene. It will be very exciting to see how former top pro’s like Francesco Chicchi (Bike Channel Team) and Davide Vigano (Team Cinelli-Chrome) will hold up between proven top fixed gear crit riders. We will publish an article on the whole Bike Channel Team formation of 2017 soon!