Unless of course Coppi preempted Mario Cipollini by 40 years in having his Bianchi painted yellow to match his leader's jersey. Wonder if the Tour organizers would have fined Coppi for this stunt also.
> In a message dated 2/17/01 6:12:24 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> > picture of the day
> > http://albums.photopoint.com/j/AlbumIndex?u=1225372&a=11279364
> This is in reference to the other picture, the magazine cover of Coppi on an
> orange Bianchi? Ouch!
> Was this correct? A case of Bianchi not realizing that Celeste was their
> preordained color and not to be tampered with?
> Or artistic license (in which case this artist should have had his revoked)!
> Pete Geurds
> Douglassville, Pa