Thursday, May 1, 2014

A Day With Francesco Moser & The Giro d'ltalia

The aerodynamic 1984 Giro d'Italia












The 2014 Giro d'ltalia is upcoming with the May 9 start in Belfast.

Living legend of cycling, Francesco Moser is profiled in, 'A day with.. Francesco Moser' by La Passione - Cycling Couture. A man that, today, runs his own successful winery and is as busy as he was as a champion cyclist. Nicknamed "the sheriff' for his strong presence in the peloton, he had a powerful build along with his effortless pedal stroke was a dominating rider in the 70s and 80s. Moser was an cycling innovator - a proponent of aerodynamics he beat Merckx's world hour record, in 1984, with 51.151 kilometers. He went further and won the Giro beating Laurent Fignon in the final time trial using a aerodynamic time trial bike.

His Giro palmares are a champions' roll of honor...

1984 Winner
Points Classification winner: 1976, 1977, 1978, 1982.
Winner of 23 stages
13 participations, 6 times on the podium

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