Interviews

MEET THE BOSS
We have interviewed 12 different athletes, clients, and friends of Effetto Mariposa to tell us everything about their love for bikes. To end this series of interviews on a high note, we had a little chat with the boss himself,...
The Seven-League Bike
We asked a few athletes, clients and friends of Effetto Mariposa to tell us everything about their love for cycling. We met 12 people, who told us about their background, experiences, skills and, most of all, how much they love...
THE XTERRA WARRIOR
Branden Rakita is a strong American triathlete, one of those with a truly powerful physique. 1 meter and 85 cm of muscles make him a rouleur that, he declares, "the longer the race, the stronger I feel". In 1987 he...
FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF LUCIANO
Interview with Jacek Berruti We asked a few athletes, clients and friends of Effetto Mariposa to tell us everything about their love for cycling. We met 12 people, who told us about their background, experiences, skills and, most of all,...
Mountain Biking is a Lifestyle
We asked some athletes, customers and friends of Effetto Mariposa to tell us how they live their passion for cycling. We will meet 12 guests who will tell us about their experiences, their skills and how much they love the...
AH, LE VENTOUX!
Interview with Jérémy Marechal We asked some athletes, customers and friends of Effetto Mariposa to tell us how they live their passion for cycling. We will meet 12 guests who will tell us about their experiences, their skills and how...
THE COUPLE OF THE MTB
When you’re talking about the history of mountain biking in Europe, it’s hard not to mention the Ravanel couple: Cécile and Cédric, sporting partners who’ve been married to each other for several years, have been around since when the frames...
WHEN CYCLING MEETS WRITING
Interview with Paolo Alberati We asked a few athletes, clients and friends of Effetto Mariposa to tell us everything about their love for cycling. We met 12 people, who told us about their background, experiences, skills and, most of all,...
LOOKING FOR MY EVEREST ON A BICYCLE SADDLE
Interview with Lorenza Menapace We asked some athletes, customers and friends of Effetto Mariposa to tell us how they live their passion for cycling. We will meet 12 guests who will tell us about their experiences, their skills and how...
24-hour Mountain Bike training after work
Interview with Leonardo Paolino We asked a few athletes, clients and friends of Effetto Mariposa to tell us everything about their love for cycling. We met 12 people, who told us about their background, experiences, skills and, most of all,...