Buy The Shirt Off Levi’s Back!
Leipheimer Vuelta, Worlds Jerseys Up For Auction; Proceeds Go To Charity
Looking for a Christmas gift for that hard-to-buy-for cycling enthusiast in your life? Interested in owning a piece of American cycling history? Either way, you’re in luck, as Rabobank star Levi Leipheimer has two of his 2003 jerseys up for auction on eBay, with proceeds to go to a pair of charities, Forgotten Felines Of Sonoma County and the USA Cycling Foundation. Says Leipheimer of the motivation behind the auctions: “These auctions are important for my wife Odessa and I. Since we have had our share of success, this is a way for all of us to give back. Thank you.”
Item number 2769990898 is a Levi Leipheimer 2003 Vuelta Jersey, signed by the entire Vuelta Rabobank contingent, including Michael Rasmussen, a top-ten finisher overall, and team director Joop Zoetemelk, winner of the 1980 Tour de France. The jersey still has Leipheimer’s Vuelta numbers attached; it is Euro size 1 (Small), with short sleeves and a 3/4 zip. Proceeds from auction of this item benefit Forgotten Felines of Sonoma County. The link for this item is https://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2769990898&ssPageName=ADME:B:LC:US:1
Item number 2769991845 is a Levi Leipheimer 2003 USA World Championships Jersey, signed by Leipheimer. The numbers, which are signed on the backs, are still attached; it is size Small, with short sleeves and a 3/4 zip. Proceeds from auction of this item benefit the USA Cycling Foundation.
The link for this item is https://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2769991845&ssPageName=ADME:B:LC:US:1
Please note that the winners of both auctions will receive a personally signed card from Leipheimer. So what are you waiting for?
Photo by Beth Schneider