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A piece of history.

upperoilcanupperoilcan Posts: 1,180
edited August 2012 in The bottom bracket
Due to our fantastic Olympic cycling effort i thought i would take this oppurtunity to share a very rare picture from the Tour De France from 1940.

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TOUREDERANCE2.jpg
Cervelo S5 Ultegra Di2.

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  • finchyfinchy Posts: 6,686
    Looks like Ullrich's struggling with his weight again.
  • baldwin471baldwin471 Posts: 366
    André Greipel leading the way there
  • RDWRDW Posts: 1,900
    images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSGw-TZXmqOSdE8FmP_DscbfUfBpTh_vjlpb2QzYLpapO1Z5IGJ

    The Olympic cycling that year was pretty uncompetitive, too.
  • Unusual to see they're all wearing helmets, I didn't think they became compulsory until the late 90's.
    Tail end Charlie

    The above post may contain traces of sarcasm or/and bullsh*t.
  • Yellow PerilYellow Peril Posts: 4,466
    Forstemann and Levy, the early years.
    @JaunePeril

    Winner of the Bike Radar Pro Race Wiggins Hour Prediction Competition
  • team47bteam47b Posts: 6,424
    They also cycle on the reich :oops:
    my isetta is a 300cc bike
  • jordan_217jordan_217 Posts: 2,580
    Hitler: "Jens, do you feel like going on a breakaway into the Ardennes?"
    Jens: "Does a bear 5hit in the woods? Of course I feel like getting into a breakaway!"
    “Training is like fighting with a gorilla. You don’t stop when you’re tired. You stop when the gorilla is tired.”
  • davieseedaviesee Posts: 6,386
    1942 Circuit De France was run.

    Sorry it is Wikipedia but it was the easiest to find....

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tour_de_Fr ... rld_War_II

    Germans weren't happy that a Belgian won. :P Single handedly at that. :lol:
    None of the above should be taken seriously, and certainly not personally.
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