Historic Overview Andrea Noë
Andrea Noè (born January 15, 1969 in Magenta) is a former Italian professional road bicycle racer, competing as a professional between 1993 and 2011, always racing with Italian teams. One of his greatest achievements was winning stage 11 in the 1998 Giro d'Italia.
In the 2007 Giro d'Italia, Noè, aged 38 at the time, took the leaders pink jersey on the extremely long stage 10 after outclimbing his breakaway companions of two days earlier. He had 1:08 on the second placed rider Marzio Bruseghin and 2:58 on his Liquigas team captain and 2005 UCI ProTour Champion Danilo Di Luca. He held onto the jersey for a second day before relinquishing it to Di Luca.