Peter Kohler wrote:
> But it's all hard to argue since Campagnolo remained THE choice worldwide
> at the time at least in pro racing. Thevenet's 1977 TdF win was, what,
> the first with a wholly non Italian rig since... well since the last time
> Peugeot won in 1967.
You're overlooking Bernard Thevenet's first TdF victory in 1975 riding a Peugeot; beat Eddy Merckx.
Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California