Giro d'Italia cyclist turns delivery man to stay fit

Apr 27, 2020 423

He really should be training for the Giro d'Italia instead of making deliveries during the coronavirus pandemic. But how else is a professional Italian cyclist supposed to stay fit? At least that is what Umberto Marengo was thinking when he decided to pull on his lycra and start hauling pasta and pizza across the suburbs of the northern Italian city of Turin.

Marengo and his little Italian team Vini Zabu-KTM are still trying to gain a measure of respectability on the professional tour circuit. The KTM riders considered themselves lucky to have even qualified for one of the three Grand Tours. But the Giro will not be starting on May 9 because of the virus that has officially killed almost 26,000 across the Mediterranean country.

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