“Let me tell you what I think of bicycling. I think it has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world.
I stand and rejoice every time I see a woman ride by on a wheel.”
Andy Hampsten riding in stage 14 of the 1988 Giro d’Italia which saw horrendous conditions over the Passio di Gavia. Andy Hampsten would go on to take the maglia rosa on this stage and ultimately become the first non European to win the Giro. The photo comes from Cycling Tips look at great moments from the Giro’s history.