Felice Gimondi to be inducted into Giro d’Italia Hall of Fame

GimondiHallOfFameFelice Gimondi enters Giro d’Italia’s Hall of Fame. Italian cycling legend and Bianchi iconic landmark will be awarded by RCS Sport with Giro d’Italia’s Trofeo Senza Fine (Endless Trophy) on Friday, March 15th. The ceremony will be held at 3:00 pm in the Sala Montanelli of RCS’ headquarter in Via Solferino, Milan.

Currently president of TX Active-Bianchi MTB team, Gimondi won the Giro d’Italia in 1967, 1969 and 1976. He’s one of the five riders who managed to win all the three greatest stage-races in his career: Giro, Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana.

To celebrate Gimondi’s 70th birthday in September 2012, Bianchi produced a special Oltre XR model in 70 exclusive coded pieces.

Ron Callahan is the chief cook and bottlewasher at Bike World News, doing everything from website design to bike reviews.

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