Thursday, May 28, 2009

Giro Photos: 1946, 1947, 1948










Top to bottom:
1946 - Gino Bartali is carried in triumph at the Arena di Milano after his victory in the Giro
1946 - riders passing a road showing damage from WW II
1947 - uncaptioned
1947 - uncaptioned
1948 - Fiorenzo Magni (right) wins the Giro d’Italia
1948 - Bianchi mechanic with Fausto Coppi's bike on display
1948 - Gino Bartali, Giordano Cottur, Fausto Coppi (L to R) during the filming of “Totò al Giro d’Italia” (see a video clip of this film at: http://italiancyclingjournal.blogspot.com/2009/02/toto-al-giro-ditalia.html)
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