Greg's History

Greg's History

about_us/gregSI.jpgGREG LEMOND 
A LEGENDARY ATHLETE

  • 1979 — Wins the Junior World Championships
  • 1980 — Makes The USA Olympic Team
  • 1983 — First American to win the World Professional Road Championship
  • 1986 — First American to win the Tour de France
  • 1989 — Wins Tour de France again, after a near-fatal hunting accident
  • 1989 — Just 4 weeks after winning the Tour, wins the World Championship
  • 1989 — Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year
  • 1990 — Becomes the first American to win the Tour de France 3 times
  • 1991 — World's Most Outstanding Athlete Award Jesse Owens International Trophy
  • 1992 — Korbel Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 1999 — Fox Sports Network's "50 Greatest Athletes of the Century"

 

GREG LEMOND 
A LEGACY OF CYCLING INNOVATION

  • 1978 alloy seat rails
  • 1979 superlight frame
  • 1981 elevated seat position
  • 1984 cycling computer, aero bike, aero helmet
  • 1985 sport shield sunglasses, heart rate monitor
  • 1986 clipless pedals, carbon frames
  • 1987 carbon fork
  • 1989 floating pedals, aero handlebars
  • 1990 drop-in bars
  • 1991 road racing suspension fork, titanium frame
  • 1992 electronic shifting, downloadable bikes
  • 1995 Develops LeMond Racing Cycles - now part of Trek Manufacturing
  • 2002 Founds LeMond Fitness - flagship product is the LeMond RevMaster - Leading Indoor Group Cycling Bike
  • 2004 Introduces g-force RT - revolutionary Recumbent Exercise Bike 
  • 2006 Introduces g-force UT –breakthrough Upright Training Bike
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