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1962 TdF film

Cleat EastwoodCleat Eastwood Posts: 8,191
edited November 2011 in Pro race
I posted this in cake stop but for those who wont venture beyond the borders of pro race here's a beautiful little film by Louis Malle on the 1962 TdF

Vive Le Tour
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  • Nice, I love the old cycling lore because on my budget, I can only ride an old bike but it's a ton of fun...and my fave articles in Cycle Sport is usually when they talk about the old masters, to ride the tour in those days is spectacular.
  • Superb thanks.

    First time I've heard that after taking alol those bottles without paying the managers could get a bill! And what other sport do you see contenders continue with blood pouring out!
    Contador is the Greatest
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 46,678 Lives Here
    Superb thanks.

    And what other sport do you see contenders continue with blood pouring out!

    Boxing?
  • Malle was (is?) a real cycling fan - one of the collaborator's in Lacombe Lucien is depicted as an ex-pro
    Cannondale Supersix / CAAD9 / Boardman 9.0 / Benotto 3000
  • roypsbroypsb Posts: 306
    What a find! That was terrific.

    Thanks.
  • moray_gubmoray_gub Posts: 3,328
    Superb thanks.

    And what other sport do you see contenders continue with blood pouring out!

    Boxing?


    Paddy-Wallace.jpg
    Gasping - but somehow still alive !
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