Saturday, May 30, 2009

Giro Photos: 1957, 1958, 1959





Top to bottom:
1957 - uncaptioned
1957 - Charly Gaul between snow embankments on Gran San Bernardo
1958 - Ercole Baldini during his escape on the Cesena-Boscochiesanuova stage, the stage he took the pink jersey
1959 - Charly Gaul calls his teammates during the Rimini-Verona stage
1959 - Charly Gaul celebrates, in Milano, his second Giro d'Italia victory


These are last of the "Giro Photos" series, covering the first 50 years of the Giro d'Italia. The others:
After the Giro we'll get back to "regular programming": everything from A to Z about Italian cycling. Stories, including cycling trip stories, for the Italian Cycling Journal welcome; contact veronaman@gmail.com.

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