UAE Team Emirates

In 2017 the UAE Team Emirates is born, a new configuration of the World Tour team active for years thanks to the working group of the General Manager Giuseppe Saronni. New important riders have subsequently joined the team, raising the quality of the staff and the level of ambitions of the team: Fabio Aru, Alexander Kristoff and Daniel Martin are the three main stars. The riders who ride in 2018 on the Colnago bikes are 26 in total, with 13 countries represented.


After the 19 victories conquered in 2017, from January to May 2018 – the UAE team has achieved 6 first places, among which the 3 victories of Alexander Kristoff stand out:

  • 1st stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour
  • 6th stage of the Omani Tour
  • Eschborn-Frankfurt

For its new roaster, Team UAE has decided to aim, together with several young promises, on some of the most outstanding champions in the current international cycling scene, to ensure the best results in every kind of race, from the one day classics to all major stage races.

Daniel Martin

Born in Birmingham (UK) in 1986, he is the nephew of the 80s champion Stephen Roche.
Professional since 2008, he has obtained 17 victories, including several stages in the big tours and 2 classic monument like the Tour of Lombardy and the Liege Bastogne Liege.

He runs on a Colnago v2r.

Fabio Aru

Born in Sardinia, in San Gavino Monreale in 1990, he has been a professional since 2012. A pure climber, in his career he has obtained 7 successes, and can boast a first place in the general classification at the Vuelta of Spain, in addition to two podiums in the Giro d’Italia, to different stage wins at the Giro itself and at the Tour de France, with two days in the yellow jersey.

He runs on a Colnago C64.

Alexander Kristoff

Born in Stavanger in 1987, he has been a professional since 2006. A high-speed sprinter, he has a good 73 wins, with a Milano Sanremo and a Giro delle Fiandre that stand out above all. Among others, he also won several stages in Giro d’Italia and Tour de France.

He runs on a Colnago Concept.

Colnago 2019 collection
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