Thursday, November 4, 2010

Update: Pantani's 1998 Bianchi Auction

Regarding the story (here) of the auction of the 1998 Bianchi that Marco Pantani raced: the Pantani family has categorically denied that it may be the bicycle that has been raced on the famous Tour stage from Grenoble to Les Deux Alpes, now legendary, let alone the Milan-Sanremo the following year.

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  1. I fear there is no end to the wish of some to exploit Pantani's name and legacy for their own monetary gain.

  2. It's a shame. But, I do wonder where the actual bikes ridden by Pantani are these days? They certainly must exist somewhere.