Posts Tagged ‘L’Alpe d’Huez’

Coppi Mania.

June 25, 2009

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“There’s a man alone ahead. His jersey is white and blue. His name is Fausto Coppi.” It was 1949 and the stage was Cuneo – Pinerolo, Giro d’Italia of course. The radio was the only way to follow the Giro at that time… and fans across Italy listened as one man on a bicycle taught a broken country to heal itself.

Read the rest of this amazing article here on Pez Cycling News.

L’Alpe d’Huez.

June 4, 2009

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These are just some of the great pics out of a book called ‘The Legends of L’Alpe d’huez’ and I love each and every one of them.

Unfortunately I cannot find this book anywhere, online or in stores so for now we will just have to peep over these pics kindly scanned for our viewing pleasure by someone called Karl at Incase.

Thanks Karl!


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