During the team’s 3-week break from racing following the Giro Donne, Diadora-Pasta Zara’s Claudia Häusler decided it was time to hit the mountains! And on a Fuji hardtail no less! Above is a photo Claudia snapped of her Fuji SLM 1.0 on a training ride through the gorgeous mountains of her native Germany.
Claudia wrote to Fuji: “The last 3 weeks I was free and enjoyed some hours riding on my brand new super-light mounty: the Fuji SLM 1.0! Wow! I love the mountains, and I’m so happy with my new bike!”
But Claudia’s Fuji Supreme is certainly her first love! Here, Claudia and her boyfriend pose with their respective Fuji road bikes.
Claudia is now in Saint-Amand-Montrond, France with teammates Inga Cilvinaite, Oxana Kozontchuk, Shelley Olds, Eleonora Patuzzo, and Olga Zabelinskaya, racing in the 6-stage Trophee d’Or Feminin – and racing well!
Claudia is currently 7th in the GC, Shelley 18th, Inga 19th, Olga 20th, and Oxana 24th – a Diadora-Pasta Zara Top-25 Domination.
Claudia finished 9th in today’s 7.5-km individual time trial in Orval, the team finished 5th in Stage 2′s Team Time Trial, and Oxana Kozontchuk – whose brother Dmitry is currently racing for Fuji’s GEOX-TMC squad in the Vuelta a Espana – finished 10th in the race’s opening 76.9-km stage.