"The 33"-Road Bike Racing - 1991 TdF TT Bike
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06-10-07, 11:13 PM
I'm particularly wondering about Fignon's TT rig here in the prologue (just rented the videotape). I can't find a pic of it online. Perhaps someone could post one to give an idea of what I'm talking about?
The seat is bizarre. It's egg shaped, with a 1/4 section cut out to sit down on. Love to have one of these retro beasts for my club TT -- but I'm betting they were outlawed.
I'm guessing you mean the fairing-saddle, like Thierry Marie also used (to good effect at stage 1 in the '91 TdF IIRC).
06-11-07, 04:19 AM
One sold on ebay months back for a massive $32. http://cgi.ebay.com.au/Selle-Italia-Lumbar-Suport-Turbo-Matic-Saddle-RARE_W0QQitemZ280042827480QQihZ018QQcategoryZ56197QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem#ebayphotohosting
Its not the same bike, but the fairing is similar.
06-11-07, 04:22 AM
Gitane Delta, sans fairing
06-11-07, 04:31 AM
Gold. Same guy has another one for sale.
06-11-07, 09:04 AM
That's the one! Crazy stuff. Love to have one for my club TT. What a hoot.
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