Herbie Sykes continues his absorbing story of the Alfa Lum cycling team with the fourth and final part of this exclusive blog where the once close-knit team imploded eventually dispersing into amongst the European peloton.
In William Fotheringham's latest blog, learn about Jim Ochowicz's Motorola cycling team. Not only did they bring race radios to the peloton, but it also featured a core of English-speaking riders including Phil Anderson, Sean Yates, Steve Bauer, Andy Hampsten, Frankie Andreu, George Hincapie, and Lance Armstrong.
Join cycling author & journalist William Fotheringham who looks back at the Z Vêtements Peugeot cycling team. Greg Lemond, Robert Millar and Gilbert Duclos-Lassalle all rode in the famous comic-book-inspired team jersey.
Join respected author & journalist Herbie Sykes who explains the curious story of the Alfa Lum cycling team. Part one starts with Maurizio Fondriest's win at the 1988 World Championships that shaped the future of the team.
In part one of our Mapei cycling team blog, we recount the early years of the Italian superteam, which, from humble beginnings, morphed to the most powerful team of the era, winning an incredible 653 races along the way.