The 2012 UCI Road World Championships will take place in Limburg, the Netherlands, between 15 and 23 September 2012. The event consists of a road race and a time trial for men, women and men under 23.
Today marks the 30th anniversary of the "Fucilata di Goodwood" (the Goodwood rifle-shot), the descriptor for Giuseppe (Beppe) Saronni's memorable action leading to his victory ahead of Greg LeMond and Sean Kelly in the road world championship in Goodwood, England, in 1982.
Saronni's winning Colnago is in the Colnago museum:
Today, Saronni is the team manager of Lampre-ISD.
Photo: Colnago museum by Ben Atkins/Cyclingnews.com
Stories for the Italian Cycling Journal about rides, granfondos, touring, having a good time cycling in Italy, Italian cycling history, racing, etc. are always welcome.
Follow on Twitter: ITALIANCYCJOURN
Contact me at email@example.com. There are more than 2,500 stories in this blog. The search feature to the right works best for finding subjects in the blog. There is also a translate button at the bottom so you can translate each page.