This was around Tour of California time, when some big names from Europe signed on for the race.
This would be one of the few races Basso rode for Discovery.
Schmalz always tries to rein in my political outrage, but since I do the drawing he can’t stop me. He was ok, however, with ‘greeted as a liberator of their underpants’. Wonder why.
Tight euro denim is Schmalz all the way.