Dec 4, 2015

Friday File: Mapei comeback and Sallanches64

Comeback?





After an absence of 14 years from pro cycling, Mapei Sport is partnering up with Trek Factory Racing. They are a sports science research center from Milan but better known as the biggest and most talented laden team of the late nineties that won a ton of races. The team included superstars that dominated just about every major single-day classics; Johan Museeuw, Franco Ballerini and Andrea Tafi. Unfortunately, the good times ended with doping scandals but now that they're back - will the garish kit make a comeback? I hope not. 

One of the finest motivational videos to come out...







Pour tous les Domestiques.






Here's a clever take on Eddy Merckx's Sallanches 1964 Amateur World Road Race victory. This marked the start of his extraordinarily reign...









Seven time World Cyclo-cross Champion passes away...



Eric De Vlaeminck (1945-2015)



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