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2011 North American Handmade Bicycle Show: the pope’s rims and Della Santa’s honesty

  • By Nick Legan
  • Published Feb. 26, 2011
  • Updated Feb. 28, 2011 at 1:38 PM EDT

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Ghisallo rims are handmade in Italy, a few meters from the Madonna del Ghisallo chapel (a Catholic cycling shrine) by the Cermenati family. In 2007 they presented the pope with a wooden bicycle featuring their rims. Photo: Nick Legan

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Nick Legan

Nick Legan

After graduating from Indiana University with honors and a degree in French and journalism, Nick Legan jumped straight into wrenching at Pro Peloton bike shop in Boulder for a few years. Then, he began a seven-year stint in the professional ranks, most recently serving for RadioShack at the Tour de France and the Amgen Tour of California. He also worked for Garmin-Slipstream, CSC, Toyota-United, Health Net and Ofoto. Legan served as the VeloNews tech editor 2010-2012 before sliding across the line into public relations.

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