Archive Issue 17.3 - Member EditionR0010-17.3M
The legendary Vigorelli velodrome is back from the brink. Memories of the greats at the Milan track of champions, venue of Hour Records and Giro finishes since the 1930s.
By the age of 25, Felice Gimondi had become the only man other than Jacques Anquetil to win all three Grand Tours. The man from Lombardy and his glittering career.
Convicted drug cheats welcomed back to the sport, Team Sky and British Cycling embroiled in ongoing scandals, and now WorldTour teams sponsored by unsavoury regimes. Is it time to question the ethics of a sport in turmoil?
Also featuring: Giro d’Italia route inspectors Maurizio and Marco on the road, titanium perfection from Italy’s Passoni, double Tour de France winner Maria Canins, chefs of the Giro, and seriously hot bikes from Pinarello, Sarto, Cipollini, Di Luca and De Rosa.
Plus columnists Matt Seaton, Matt Rendell and Robert Millar.