Tour de France http://wvxu.org en The amazing story of cycling superstar Gino Bartali http://wvxu.org/post/amazing-story-cycling-superstar-gino-bartali <p>Mark Perzel learns the story of Italian cycling superstar <a href="http://roadtovalorbook.com/"><strong>Gino Bartali</strong></a>, the man who not only won the Tour de France in 1938 and 1948, but to this day holds the record for longest time span between victories. It also shares the story of how his secret efforts helped save Jews in Italy during World War II. <strong>Aili &amp; Andres McConnon</strong> discuss their book <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Road-Valor-Cyclist-Inspired-Nation/dp/030759064X/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1371734513&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=road+to+valor+a+true+story+of+wwii+italy"><strong>Road to Valor: A True Story of World War II Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation</strong></a> which recounts Bartali’s inspirational life.</p><p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 05:30:15 +0000 Mark Perzel 14049 at http://wvxu.org The amazing story of cycling superstar Gino Bartali