Here come the Colombians

Stage 13 Rodez – Revel
The Renault-Elf team of Cyrille Guimard dominated the 1984 Tour to such an extent that its riders were taking it in turns to win stages, including Pierre-Henri Mentheour in Rodez.

But four days later, it was Luis Herrera’s turn to capture the headlines on Alpe d’Huez as he became the first Colombian to win a Tour stage. After that, Laurent Fignon took charge all the way to Paris, finishing with more than 10 minutes in hand over Bernard Hinault.

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2 Responses to “Here come the Colombians”

  1. Kimbers Says:

    Oh! You mean Colombians! My interest was piqued by the possibility of learning something about riders from British Columbia, or the District of Columbia…

  2. rouleurmagazine Says:

    Noted. Oops!

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