Here are his thoughts as the peloton enjoys the first rest day. 19-mar-2013 - Questo Pin è stato scoperto da Lachlan Badenoch. It was raining on Saturday morning. Within two months, however, Indurain would be surpassed by his great rival Tony Rominger, who stretched the record to a remarkable 55.291 kilometres in two attempts that Autumn. Tony was a bit tense, nervous. At 10, Rominger put in a 40 minute pre-warm-up session on the trainer then a bit of stretching. Two hours later we left the hotel for the velodrome. Scopri (e salva) i tuoi Pin su Pinterest. Ed Hood has been tied to the TV in ‘Sunny Scotland’ watching the 2020 Italian Grand Tour unfold. He was client of Dr Ferrari and Ferrari’s idea was to simulate a 30 minute climb, a steady effort at threshold pace. Tony Rominger - World Hour Record Holder - Endorses QRS over the MRS and Other Systems: Yes. He began cycling late, allegedly spurred by competition with his brother. At 11:30 he had a plate of pasta, some apple pie and coffee. The crowd’s applause encouraged us all. Two weeks to the day that he started the Tour de France as a co-favorite, Tony Rominger coasted to the side of the road Saturday, surrendered his rider's number and dropped out of the race. The QRS is the only device of its kind to use a 15 pin parallel type connector. The Swiss rider won the Vuelta three times, took the Giro once and challenged Miguel Indurain in the Tour de France, one of the best riders in the 1990s. Giro Rest Day Rant: Nine stages down and twelve more to come and another rest day, but the first week has fed our Covid-19 need for bike racing. Tip your hat to Filippo Ganna, the first rider since Tony Rominger at the 1995 Giro to take all three time trials in a grand tour (something the great Miguel Indurain managed in the 1992 Tour as well). No. The first user was Tony Rominger. I know what kind of training I have to do." Seven stage wins for Ineos was the kind of performance you rarely see in the 21st century. Don't Cross Sponsors. Biography of Tony Rominger (excerpt) Tony Rominger (born 27 March 1961 in Vejle, Denmark) is a Swiss former professional road racing cyclist who won the Vuelta a España in 1992, 1993 and 1994 and the Giro d'Italia in 1995. The 15 pin connector carries far more information than the "single pin" 1/4 inch connectors used by all of our competition. We went in.