Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Ballerini's Paris-Roubaix Victories on ESPN Classic

ESPN Classic (Channel 216 on SKY) will be showing the 1995 and 1998 Paris-Roubaix victories of Franco Ballerini at 2200 and again at 2400 (Italy) on Wednesday, February 10th. The program will be repeated at 1900 on Thursday.

Ballerini was also 2nd in the 1993 Paris-Roubaix behind Gilbert Duclos-Lasalle of France and also 3rd in the 1994 Paris-Roubaix behind Andrei Tchmil of Russia and Fabio Baldato of Italy.

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  1. It looks like we are out of luck in the US for the program.

  2. Could this be a side-benefit of Murdoch's son getting involved in cycling? Sky needs to get going in the USA so those fans can see this too. BRAVi to ESPN/SKY! RIP Franco.