“My own 2014 starts on Ligurian Riviera, with some days of rest while enjoying good rides on my bike. I do need a good training in the May offing…”, a top-shape Felice Gimondi joked but not too much, wishing a fruitful 2014 with plenty of good news for all. “Honestly I can’t see a solid economic upturn yet, but keeping on fighting and staying optimistic is a must”. Among new year’s good things, the Granfondo titled with his name comes back after an off-year due to force majeure. “It was an agonizing decision indeed, but we carried on the same enthusiasm. Organizer Beppe Manenti is a fighter, giving the utmost to produce an unforgettable 18th edition”.