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Puncture free Giro for Saunier Duval

By:
Ben Abrahams, Greg Johnson & Paul Verkuylen
Published:
June 06, 2007, 1:00 BST,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 22:26 BST
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News for June 6, 2007

Meticulous preparation or just plain good luck? The Saunier Duval-Prodir team had a combination of...

Meticulous preparation or just plain good luck? The Saunier Duval-Prodir team had a combination of both on their side at this year's Giro d'Italia, not suffering a single puncture throughout the entire 3442 kilometre route. In fact, team mechanics didn't even get out of the car once during the race.

The team itself took four stage wins thanks to its climbing trio of Gilberto Simoni, Ricardo Ricco and Leonardo Piepoli. For the full profile of Simoni's team bike, click here.

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