No Fignon at Paris-Nice

I blogged about Laurent Fignon and his book on Monday hoping that he’d be with the Paris-Nice race. He’s been part of the race since he first rode it in 1982, later winning a stage in 1987. On retirement he took over the race organisation from Corrine Leulliot. He sold the race onto ASO – … Read more

English translation of Fignon’s biography on its way

– Ah, I know who you are, you’re the man who lost the Tour de France by 8 seconds!– No, I’m the man who won two Tours So begins the biography about Laurent Fignon. Best known for losing the epic battle with Greg LeMond during July 1989, Fignon won the Tour de France in 1983. … Read more