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VN Archives: Eric Salomon, Gerhard Zadrobilek, and Laurent Fignon on final stage of 1989 Giro d’Italia
Photo Vault: start of stage 21 of the 1989 Giro d'Italia.
A second week race report from the 1989 Giro d'Italia looking at how Andy Hampsten challenged Laurent Fignon heading into the final week of the race.
Greg LeMond turned the tables on Laurent Fignon in the final time trial in 1989. 31 years later, Tadej Pogačar did the same to Primož Roglic.
Racing with panache — and without helmets — in the 1980s.
Rivalries within La Vie Claire and CSC-Saxo Bank reveal the tension between cycling's team ethic and personal ambition.
After losing more than three minutes on the Vuelta's penultimate day, Tom Dumoulin joins a dubious list of infamous grand tour implosions.
Thirty-five riders are in the Best Young Rider competition entering Saturday's Tour start in Corsica
John Wilcockson, VeloNews editor at large, recalls the late French champion.
French President Sarkozy, Bernard Hinault, Greg LeMond, Lance Armstrong and others pay tribute to the two-time Tour winner.
Two-time Tour de France winner Laurent Fignon has died at the age of 50 following a battle with cancer
Last week, I left you with a thought from Greg LeMond after Frenchman Laurent Fignon won the 1983 Tour de France: “We all thought it was kind of a fluke.” Had LeMond, then 22, started that Tour, he might well have won it. He was two months older than Fignon, who was his teammate, and LeMond would have gone into the race with much better results, including victories at the 1982 Tour de l’Avenir and 1983 Dauphiné Libéré. Backing up that theory was the manner in which LeMond continued the 1983 season, winning the world championship and then the Super Prestige Pernod title (see “Inside Cycling,”