Yukiya Arashiro – The Young Samurai

8 Dec

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The youngest member of the former Bbox Bouygues Telecom Team. Yukiya Arashiro joined in December amongst the ranks of turquoise He was the sixth and latest recruit. He turned professional two years ago and  has already clocked up a fantastic CV!  In 2008, he was the winner of the championship in Japan, culminating in the Tour of Limousin and earned third place in its overall ranking. At only 24, he has obtained a dedicated following in his home country. The Japanese are extremely proud of this young star who has glowed brightly on the international stage of racing! The team and French public have equally taken him into their hearts!

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Pictured with his girlfriend in Paris at the end of the 2010 Tour de France

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Ernesto was so impressed with his performance, that he gave Yukiya a Colnago C59 in a very special paint scheme!

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Family memebers travelled over to follow Yukiya in the Tour de France.

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