An update to the story of BICYCLING magazine's essay contest in which the prize is an Eddy Merckx bike and an all expenses trip for two to Verona to enter the Granfondo Eddy Merckx on June 2nd in Rivalta di Brentino Belluno (Verona province). For the original story see:(http://italiancyclingjournal.blogspot.com/2009/01/win-trip-to-verona-and-eddy-merckx-bike.html).
Eddy Merckx (winner of 5 Tour de France, 5 Giro d’Italia, 3 World Championships, and much more) will be joined at the event by Mario Cipollini (record holder of stage victories in the Giro di'Italia, 42; 12 stage victories in the TdF, one World Championship, winner of Milan Sanremo, and in general an Italian superstar). Also participating will be Michele Bartoli winner of several Spring classics; Paola Pezzo, two time Olympic gold medalist, and stars from other sports.
Photo: event logos
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