Valeria Hächler, Lorena Kleinmann and Anja Mattick were the first ones to set out on the Park World Tour course in Lecce, Italy 13.3.2004. Argentinian Lorena was one of the first South Americans to join the Tour.
Heading for the finish, in the 2000 year old city that had hosted the start of the previous Giro d’Italia, Helen Bridle set off at full speed.
Which Britons got their first Park World Tour medals in Lecce? And who caught the attention in an African hairstyle?