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Bianchi article - how about some respect?

Jun 16, 2009
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Read the article about Bianchi and was seriously disappointed when I looked at the photos. The captions on two of the photos show a complete lack of understanding of the history of the brand - not to mention a complete lack of knowledge about our sport.

I'm talking about the photos titled "A little worse for wear ..." and "This Bianchi road bike from 1973 ..."

The headings make them sound like they are just any old bike from 1953 and 1973. But in fact they are instantly recognisable - or at least should be instantly recognisable (especially to people in your office) - as Coppi's 1953 world champs bike and Gimondi's 1973 world champs bike.

How about recaptioning them and showing some respect for the history of the brand and the history of our sport?
 
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Hi kiwirider-

We've made edits to the photo captions in the Bianchi feature to properly identify the bikes of Fausto Coppi and Felice Gimondi.
 
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Peter Hymas said:
Hi kiwirider-

We've made edits to the photo captions in the Bianchi feature to properly identify the bikes of Fausto Coppi and Felice Gimondi.

Great - thanks. I can now put my soapbox away and stop ranting ... :D