saddle found his gift for leading cycling teams
and guided both the Cafe De Colombia and later the
Manzana Postobón teams
drop outs, and weight, probably Columbus SL.
English TT obsession.
Raul Mesa still active in Colombian cycling.
"Tearing along the traffic-burdened thoroughfare with staring eyeball and reeking frame, this insane demon shoots past men,woman and children, with nothing to announce his coming or mark his passage save a faint hum and a curl of dust." Letter to a Hawkes Bay Newspaper dated 9 December 1898