In the old days Americans could only dream of seeing real European bicycle racers. Suddenly, there they were on the streets of Reno, Nevada! Bernard Hinault, and Saronni were two of the greatest of that era. Saronni had recently been world road champ. 1983? His brother also rode on the del tongo team in the Coors. On the Telegraph Hill stage of the race in San Francisco Saronni's brother came charging up the hill and everybody got excited because it was Saronni....only to discover it was the brother. One spectator of intellectual bend said "That was mock Saronni."