Greg Lemond winning the 1989 world championship

Greg Lemond winning the 1989 world championship

The 1989 Worlds road race course was too many laps of an exhausting circuit in Chambery, France.  Lemond had won the Tour de France weeks before, overcoming the insurmountable lead of Laurent Fignon on the dramatic final TT stage in Paris.  Greg was not feeling fit and had to be talked into riding at Chambery.

 The video tells the rest of the story.

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