When I got back from vacation a few weeks ago, there was a mailing tube on my desk. The return address said “Andrew Hampsten, blah blah, Boulder, CO” It’s not every day you get mail from an American legend of cycling. Inside the tube was a kindly lettered and autographed poster of his heroic day on the Gavia in 1988. He went on to win that Giro that year and remains as the only American to win that Grand Tour in Italy.
The poster came as a gift from a good friend and customer named Alan Robinson who had the pleasure of riding one of Andy’s Cinghiale bike tours in Italy this spring.
We had it framed and it now hangs proudly for all to enjoy.
Thank you, Alan. Thank you, Andy Hampsten. We’re honored.