Monday, March 28, 2011
Giovanni Visconti's Bike Stolen
Italian national champion Giovanni Visconti's "Cipollini RB1000", in the one-off Italian championship colors, was stolen out of his car today in Vicenza. The precautions to park the car in front of the reception of the hotel and to cover the bike that was in the trunk were not enough to deter the thieves that broke through the glass to get in.
It's (another) reminder that you do have to be careful about your bike. Bikes do get stolen in Italy.
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