Lo Fluo, is that Pippo on his time trialing steed? (Credit: Roberto Bettini via Cyclingnews.com)
2008 Vuelta a España, Stage 1: Oh, pretty zoomity zoom zoom pic fxs—we likes! (Credit: AFP Photo via Cyclingnews.com)
Aerodynamite! (Credit ????? via Sports.malaysia.msn.com)
2007 Tour de France, Stage 13: Pippo finished another lonely time trial. (Credit: Joe Klamar/AFP via Newscom.com)
2012 Giro d’Italia, Stage 4: Pippo prepared to launch Fluo time trial missile. (Credit: The watermark sayeth all)
2012 Giro d’Italia, Stage 1: Have your eyes adapted to the Farnese Vini ultraviolet spectrum yet? (Credit: Tim de Waele via Cyclingnews.com)
2012 Giro d’Italia, Stage 1: Pippo zoomed to 20th with the assistance of Super Giallo Fluo bling. (Credit: Roberto Bettini via Cyclingnews.com)
‘DAT KIT!! Now bring on the whinging: “Wow, I need sunglasses, it’s so bright.” or, “Oh my eyes are bleeding.” and lastly, “It’s like giving your eyes papercuts then pouring lemon juice into the slices.”
Technically, sunglasses are insufficient. You need at least a welder’s mask to prevent retina burns.
True or false: Only an Italian team would want to wear the Maglia Rosa with fluorescent yellow.
2007 Tour de France, Prologue: Pippo prepared to launch in London. (Credit: Sirotti via Cyclingnews.com)
2004 Tour de France, Stage 16: What, no helmet!?! Oh yeah, this was early in the Age of Carbon when such safety was not über-mandatory. At least on mountain stages. Especially on mountain time trials all the way up Alpe d’Huez—yikes! (Credit: Foto.hilgemann.com)