Jacques Anquetil on the way to his first Tour victory … he’s 23. Here pictured in Cannes signing an autograph!
Memories from Copenhagen.
Libero Liberati and Geoff Duke, GP Monza 1957.
This year italian builders won all the titles and decide to withdraw from Grand Prix by a gentleman agreement. Only MV Agusta didn’t respect this and started it’s 15 years supremacy with Giacomo Agostini, etc.
Fausto Coppi precede il gruppo in salita, dirigendosi verso il traguardo di una tappa del Giro del 1952.
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While I was in Scandinavia for European Cyclo Messengering Championships, I didn’t realized you were now more than 1,000 to follow my blog! Thanks a million for the support, still gibierin’ the world!
(second place -with the Word Perfect jersey- at CycloPath alleycat behind a local Viking who won with a broken hand!)
A former CX World Champ winning the stage, a cobbles-newcomer increasing his lead on Contador, Chris Froome abandonning the Tour, this wet Paris-Roubaix style stage of Le Tour de France made lots of surprises ! More pictures here
Happy Birthday Jean-René Bernaudeau ! Here winning a 1980 Giro stage with his teammate Bernard Hinault
Nice video edit from Givetogod about 2014 edition of the Paris’ Ride Béret Baguette … lovely
I‘“m off to Copenhagen and Stockholm for fifteen days … see you in two weeks!
I also forgot Francesco Moser’s Birthday … 63 years old yesterday!
Here on his way to win his first (of the three in a row) Paris-Roubaix, back in 1978. With the rainbow jersey on his shoulders and the particular aero style ot the trentinese man.