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Old 07-16-16, 12:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Mobile 155 View Post
By 1998 Steel was pretty much a thing of the past in Grand tour racing. 1994 was the last year a steel bike won the TDF. 1998 was the last time a non carbon fiber bike won the tour, Marco Pantani's Bianchi Mega Pro XL Reparto Corse, a custom-built aluminum frame. Just for FYI 101 Years of Tour de France Bikes Map the Evolution of Cycling

And this has what to do with the bikes in question? -- That Hinault, Merckx, Indurain or Armstrong didn't ride them to victory in Le'Tour?

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