Contracts and Transfers- Massimo Gimondi signs for Amore e Vita Massimo Gimondi, 26, the nephew of 1965 Tour de France winner Felice Gimondi has signed a three-year contract with Amore e Vita.
- Italian rider Alberto Volpi, 34, a pro since 1984, latterly with the Batik team, has retired. He will become deputy to Emmanuele Bombini as directeur sportif of the Scotti (formerly Batik) team.
A DeathBelgian double winner of Liege--Basogne--Liege, Prosper Depredomme died on November 8 at his home in Anderlecht, aged 79. Depredomme, who won the Ardennes classic in 1946 and 1950 was at different times a team-mate of Rik Van Steenbergen and Fausto Coppi.
Greg Lemond ?"It's time to reconcile. We want people to think of Vietnam as a country, not as a war." Steve Whisnant, race organizer.
Starting New Year's Day, you can follow a team of 73 Vietnam War veterans - both American and Vietnamese, about half of them disabled - as they pedal off on a 16-day, 1200-mile bike ride from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City. They'll be led by Greg Lemond, three-time winner of the Tour de France bike race. To trace the biker's progress, communicate with team members and learn about Vietnam, check the Asia Society website.
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