The noted associates of the Witch with Green Teeth.
A bigger, longer, better tribute en français at Le Monde (not Lemond):http://www.lemonde.fr/sport/article/2010/08/31/les-temps-forts-de-la-carriere-de-laurent-fignon_1404995_3242.html#xtor=EPR-32280274-[NL_Sport]-20100831-[titres_principaux]
The more sentimental members of the TroisV who enjoy Dead Poets Society remember well Mr Keating's speech about the purpose of sport. He describes it as a chance to have others push us to excel. In a sport which is so much about the battle with oneself, Fignon played a heroic part in the battle with Lemond in 1989, pushing another to excel by the narrowest of margins, giving us all one of the greatest moments in cycling. He was a hero to me, I had a poster of him on my wall growing up. Au revoir, Laurent.
And possibly one of the greatest moments in sport, ever