Andare In Bicicletta

The importance of this article and what is taking place right now to come to a solid conclusion about the death of Marco Pantani should be followed by cycling fans old and young. Pantani, I feel, was one of the last true “stars” of the sport we love. When cycling still had a glimmer of mystery and excitement.


http://pelotonmagazine.com/uncategorized/italian-mafia-forced-pantani-to-lose-1999-giro/

Oct 19
Peloton magazine coverage of the investigation into Marco Pantani’s death.
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Ottavio Bottecchia pushes on through crowds and dust on the Tourmalet. Tour de France, 2 July 1924.
Oct 18

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Ottavio Bottecchia pushes on through crowds and dust on the Tourmalet. Tour de France, 2 July 1924.

Oct 18

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Oct 15

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Fiorenzo Magni pictured in 2012 with his bike, maillot jaune and maglia rosa.

Piergiorgio Sbrissa

Oct 15

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Fausto Coppi tracking Fiorenzo Magni, Giro d’Italia, 1951.
Oct 15

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Fausto Coppi tracking Fiorenzo Magni, Giro d’Italia, 1951.

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Fiorenzo Magni, Sport Illustrato, April 1955.
Oct 15

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Fiorenzo Magni, Sport Illustrato, April 1955.

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Fiorenzo Magni, Il Leone delle Fiandre, The Lion of Flanders.
Oct 14

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Fiorenzo Magni, Il Leone delle Fiandre, The Lion of Flanders.

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Eddy Merckx, in Molteni jersey and cycling cap. Classic, vintage style from The Cannibal, who rode for Molteni from 1971 to 1976.
Oct 13

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Eddy Merckx, in Molteni jersey and cycling cap. Classic, vintage style from The Cannibal, who rode for Molteni from 1971 to 1976.

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Giro d’Italia, 1948, Fiorenzo Magni speeds through the Alps on the stage to Cortina d’Ampezzo.
Coppi won that stage, but Magni would go on to regain the maglia rosa he had lost to Ezio Cecchi and to win the Giro.
Oct 13

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Giro d’Italia, 1948, Fiorenzo Magni speeds through the Alps on the stage to Cortina d’Ampezzo.

Coppi won that stage, but Magni would go on to regain the maglia rosa he had lost to Ezio Cecchi and to win the Giro.