Alfonsina Morini Strada The Woman Who Rode the 1924 Giro A 1923 photo of Strada. The rider on the left is Giovanni Gerbi (nicknamed "The Red Devil"), the greatest Italian rider never to have won the Giro.
MAGNI PULLING A TUBE! [BROKEN COLLARBONE, 1956 GIRO] What a badass. To cut some of the pain from bar grip, he ties a tube to them, steers with his jaws, and grinds through the suffering with teeth clenched and will indomitable.