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Miguel Indurain, Gianni Bugno, and Claudio Chiappucci, 1992.

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Italo Zilioli, Jacques Anquetil, and Vittorio …

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Italo Zilioli and Felice Gimondi, Giro, 1969.

Italo Zilioli and Felice Gimondi, Giro, 1969.

Giusto Cerutti in the 1928 Tour de France.

Giusto Cerutti in the 1928 Tour de France.

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Fred J. Scherer and Walter Wiley set out from New York City in May 1913 and rode to San Francisco.

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Fred Scherer and Walter Wiley, New York to San Francisco, 1913.

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Franco Bitossi, Felice Gimondi, and Italo Zilioli, 1971.

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Felice Gimondi, World Championships, Nurburgring, August 1966.

Eddy always hated losing, but this had been a …

Eddy always hated losing, but this had been a particularly difficult defeat to accept.