RE: [CR]Della Santa Bicycles - History

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Subject: RE: [CR]Della Santa Bicycles - History
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2005 16:04:27 -0500
Thread-Topic: [CR]Della Santa Bicycles - History
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From: "Cheung, Doland" <>
To: "Angel Garcia" <>, <>

My understanding was that LeMond rode Della Santas until he went to Europe. I suppose his Renault Gitanes could have been Della Santas, but La Vie Claire rode the Look KG86 and I'm pretty sure Greg was on a Look. The ADR bike was a Bottechia? The Ti LeMond brand bikes during his Z days were Clark Kents and the carbons were Calfees.

Doland Cheung SoCal

-----Original Message----- From: [] On Behalf Of Angel Garcia Sent: Friday, September 30, 2005 1:30 PM To: Subject: Re: [CR]Della Santa Bicycles - History

VeloNews' 1st "Buyer's Guide", 2003, had an introductory article, "Five legends remember their favorite bikes." The story of LeMond began with a photograph of a young of LeMond, "LeMond with his first love: his yellow Cinelli in 1976" was the caption. However, the headtube logo seen in the photograph was not that of a Cinelli. Richie Sachs was the first to identif y it as a Della Santa logo. And subsequently I spoke to Roland and he confirmed that the bike was his. So yes, he built bikes used by LeMond. Don't know if used any in a Tour or if he built any under the LeMond brand. Perhaps you can ask him via his contact info at Angel Garcia Verona, Italy, riding to Lake Garda in the morning