Worn by Yewgeni Berzin/Nicola Minali in the 1997 season, this Batik/Del Monte jersey is better looking than I remember!
Associated Bike Brand: De Rosa
Added recently as a mini-celebration of my trip to the 1997 Tour de France, this Batik/Del Monte jersey is better looking than I remember!
After seeing Berzin on TV during the 1994/5 season during his Gewiss years, smashing the peloton to pieces, I was keen to see him up close and in action during the `97 Tour. Unfortunately he quit on stage 7 and I arrived for stage 12! All was not lost for the team as their sprinter Nicola Minali took stage four as well as bagging the final sprint from Disneyland-Paris onto the Champs-Elysees.
Date Submitted: 18 Jul 2016