It’s time to recover the “maglia nera” jersey, the one that identified the last classified of Giro d’Italia between 1946 and 1951. At the time this merit had, apart from a cash prize, quite a social prestige among cyclists. The wiliness of some to classify last made them hide in bars and farms in order to lose time.” Many fans still remember the name of the last classified in 1951, younger ones had to seek in the archives, but they all recognize the name Giovanni Pinarello: an unknown at that time, but todays world-renowned cyclist. The following year he would be

If only victories or podiums were counted in cycling, most riders would not exist. More often than it seems, the positions of merit, with the pass of time, are forgotten statistics . Cycling is a sport to be enjoyed in the present, and often the best role is played by riders that tomorrow will not be covered by the press. It’s our memory who will remember their actions, not the archives. Philippe Gilbert, Peter Sagan, Greg Van Avermaert, Alejandro Valverde and Michal Kwiatkowski have been, without discussion, the best, representatives of a brave cycling, where the desire to win was

Arrival of spring is time to plan your cycling holidays, if your intention is to visit Barcelona (Spain), a great option to discover the authenticity of the territory is a bike tour around Penedès, a wine zone that offers much more than it seems. Enter the territories of the wine by secondary roads and paved paths, visit symbolic cellars and taste the wines yourself. View the landscape from your bike, no hurries, amplifying the intensity of the moment, and finish the journey with a firstclass culinary experience. Let Letsvelo takes care of it all while you enjoy a worry-free vacation planning experience. Choose one of

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