Thursday, April 17, 2008

Just Like Passo di Gavia. Left Nut of the Week.

20 years ago, there was a scrawny American billy goat that climbed his way into history during the Giro d'Italia. Andy Hampsten and his 7-11 Team in a way changed how racing through proper preparation is done in the high mountains of grand tours. That didn't stop ice from freezing on his forehead though. The classic looks of this bike suit me just fine. Back then, when I was 20lbs lighter than today and a pretty fair climber myself, I'd given my left nut for a bike like this one. I do kinda wish they made it in steel like the original though. Still,...

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