Piganzoli, the second of a family of three brothers, comes from the Valtellina, in the same town of Morbegno where the ProTeam rider Francesco Gavazzi is from. It was there that he took his first steps: “I was eight years old. My father is very fond of cycling and he also rides a bicycle. He bought me a bike, a Vicini, and the truth is that I fell in love with this sport. It wasn’t just me. My older sister, Alice, also competed for a while. But in the end she gave it up. I started with the Pedale Morbegnese school until, at the age of fourteen, I jumped on the Trevigliese Cycling School in Bergamo. A much bigger team, with more calendar, where I have been these four years”. As for the jump into the U23 universe, Piganzoli is confident but calm: “I’m not afraid of the new category. I want to help the team, I want to grow and, if possible, also show what I’m capable of. Running in Spain is also a great opportunity for me. Although first of all I wish that it can be returned to normal in this 2021. It has been a very difficult 2020”. And about cycling dreams: “My dream is to win a great stage race, a Tour de France or a Giro d’Italia. But if I could choose, I would take the Giro. The Tour is the Tour, yes, but the Giro is the race of my country, it is part of our culture. It is our race. When I was a child, we went to see many stages live, in the gutter, and it is something unforgettable”.
- 1º / Trofeo Città di Montevarchi-Trofeo Carlo Cardinali
- 2º / Coppa Crono Garofoli Porte
- 2º / Gran Premio Sogepu
- 3º / Italian Championship ITT