The Yamaha T-Max 530 elected official motorcycle of the Giro d'Italia 2012
The Yamaha T-Max 530 elected official motorcycle of the Giro d'Italia 2012

Although the typical and commonplace of the great cycling tours is that most of the motorcycles used are large-displacement trail motorcycles, for this year's edition of the Giro d'Italia it has been chosen as organization bike to Scooter Yamaha T-Max 530. And those in charge of making this news known have been nothing less than Ben Spies and Enrico Battaglin. One great bike fan and rider of the Yamaha official team in the MotoGp World Championship and the other member of the Colnago CSF ​​Inox professional team.

For this event the 30 Yamaha T-Max 530 will be dressed in the colors of the Italian race leader's jersey, so we will see them in white with black lines and pink details. Let us remember that the color is the same as the pages of the newspaper that organizes the race, the Gazzetta dello Sport. Scooters will participate in the 21 stages, including the two individual time trials that will open and close the race on May 5 and 27 of this year. Finally, it should be noted that next April 26 the 30 Scooters will leave in a caravan from Gerno di Lesmo (the point where the presentation was made in Italy) and will travel practically the same roads that they will later follow the cyclists, but in reverse direction.

The 30 Yamaha T-Max 530 they will only receive this special decoration, keeping intact the mechanical performance of the original model. Which are already more than enough to face a challenge of this caliber.

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