Vito Taccone, Avezzano

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Vito Taccone (Avezzano, 1940-2007) was the first great cyclist from South Italy. He was loved for his humble origins and his determination, but criticized for some aspects of his full-blooded and cantankerous temper. He stepped into the sport limelight in …

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Alessandro Fantini, Fossacesia

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Alessandro Fantini (Fossacesia 1932, Trier 1961) was a famous cyclist from Abruzzo. Thanks to his sprinting and endurance skills, he became one of the protagonists of cycling in the ’50s. He won many sprints and was also co-star of epic …

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