road to Alpe d'Huez
part of our June 2016 pilgrimage in the Alps, we will tell you the tale
of Greg’s adventures on the most famous mountain of the Tour de France
: Alpe d’Huez. The first part is about 1984 to 1986. The second part is
just about 1989 while the final part contains 1990 to 1991, the last
year Greg LeMond climbed Alpe d'Huez in a professional cycling race.
stage in the Tour: Jaca - Val Louron 1991
13th stage of the Tour de France 1991 Greg LeMond lost 7
minutes. The first
time this happened to him in his race. We tell you all about this
in the North
very strong Greg LeMond helped his teammate Gilbert Duclos-Lassalle to
win his first Paris-Roubaix. The Z team was ruling the race. For one
day the hell of the North became heaven.
first yellow jersey
21 years old Greg LeMond wins
his first yellow jersey. But it was not in the Tour de France. Let's
get back to 1982 in the Tour de l'Avenir, a race for young talented
riders like, Greg LeMond.
way of life
a World Champion Greg LeMond often has been criticized by the press and
other people. Amongst them Eddy Merckx. But who was the last world
champion winning the Tour de France and getting top 10 results in the
did it together
knows what would have happened to Greg LeMond if Kathy LeMond wasn't
there for her husband. We take you back to the Giro and Tour de France
1989 where she supported her husband and kept him on the bike.
one believed in the chances of Greg LeMond before the last stage of the
Tour de France 1989. At the end of the day only 8 seconds decided who
would win the 3 week event. We tell you how we experienced the most
exciting afternoon in the history of cycling.