Saturday, May 16, 2009

Giro Photos: 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1922, 1923, 1925

Fixed gear bikes, dirt roads, long stages. Tough men.

Top to bottom:
1909 - Arrival at the Arena di Milano of the final stage
1910 - Ernesto Azzini wins in a sprint in the first stage, Milano-Udine
1911 - Ezio Corlaita in the lead on the Sestriere climb
1912 - "Gruppo compatto"
1922 - a rider finds the road partially blocked
1923 - Girardengo wins the last stage in a sprint, Mantova-Milano.
1925 - Girardengo beats Binda in a sprint on the second stage, Torino-Arenzano

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1 comment:

  1. Beautiful imagery! The rider avoiding the pile of rocks is amazing!

    Thanks for sharing!