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Pub Talk - Greatest Cycling Photo Ever!

tailwindhometailwindhome Posts: 16,464
edited May 2019 in Pro race
Ok

Neal Rogers has proposed (tweeted) the following as the Greatest Cycling Photo Ever.*

What do you lot think?


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*Though as he was on a press junket in Ireland he may have been looking a rise from the locals. Scamp.



THE SHORT LIST AS AT 06/11/2014


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I like these two:
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FIG-LEM-PED.jpg


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or this one (can't decide which is better)
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Believe that a farther shore
Is reachable from here.
Believe in miracles
And cures and healing wells
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  • tailwindhometailwindhome Posts: 16,464
    I'd like to nominate

    picture-1.png
    Believe that a farther shore
    Is reachable from here.
    Believe in miracles
    And cures and healing wells
  • napoleondnapoleond Posts: 5,983
    Tis a cracker to be sure.
    Twitter - @NapD
    Strava - Alex Taylor (sportstest.co.uk)
    ABCC Cycling Coach
  • RonBRonB Posts: 3,984
    Poulidor vs Anquetil in 1964.

    tumblr_m6ai6ynbPk1qaahfxo1_1280.jpg
  • Eddy Merckx monstering his 1st Tour

    1969_sport_tour_de_france_eddy_merckx_17the_stage.jpg
    "In many ways, my story was that of a raging, Christ-like figure who hauled himself off the cross, looked up at the Romans with blood in his eyes and said 'My turn, sock cookers'"

    @gietvangent
  • ddraverddraver Posts: 22,550
    Poulidor vs Anquetil in 1964 for me too...
    We're in danger of confusing passion with incompetence
    - @ddraver
  • RichN95.RichN95. Posts: 25,209
    What Ron B said
    Twitter: @RichN95
  • frenchfighterfrenchfighter Posts: 30,642
    edited February 2014
    In addition to the Poulidor one above I would nominate these as being great and many also being memorable moments.

    Bernard_Hinault_&_Laurent_Fignon.jpg

    Fausto_Coppi.jpg

    Gino_Bartali_&_Fausto_Coppi.jpg

    Miguel_Indurain_01.jpg

    Andre_Darrigade_&_Constant_Wouters.jpg

    dgvBF7.jpg
    Robert-Millar-Climbing-in-1992.jpg

    Cascada.jpg
    Contador is the Greatest
  • napoleondnapoleond Posts: 5,983
    One of these-

    15.jpg

    NapD1.jpg

    AE523AEE-54F3-4080-B6E0-4DE4F3BD10D3-978-000000B07EC3F5AB_zps43370e0c.jpg
    Twitter - @NapD
    Strava - Alex Taylor (sportstest.co.uk)
    ABCC Cycling Coach
  • I like these two:
    tumblr_mbm2hxyZQy1rhp4nco1_500.jpg
    tumblr_mbm2hxyZQy1rhp4nco2_500.jpg
    Contador is the Greatest
  • thomthomthomthom Posts: 3,574
    bartali-2.jpg
  • That thread title is the same as looking in a mirror and saying "FrenchFighter" 3 times.
    "In many ways, my story was that of a raging, Christ-like figure who hauled himself off the cross, looked up at the Romans with blood in his eyes and said 'My turn, sock cookers'"

    @gietvangent
  • disgruntledgoatdisgruntledgoat Posts: 8,957
    edited February 2014
    Hinault-Paris-Nice-588x387.jpg

    Sadly I can't find the one of him leading a riders strike in the French Champs jersey in his first Tour
    "In many ways, my story was that of a raging, Christ-like figure who hauled himself off the cross, looked up at the Romans with blood in his eyes and said 'My turn, sock cookers'"

    @gietvangent
  • RichN95.RichN95. Posts: 25,209
    I like these two:
    tumblr_mbm2hxyZQy1rhp4nco1_500.jpg
    tumblr_mbm2hxyZQy1rhp4nco2_500.jpg
    Probably the greatest photographer that will be on this thread.
    Twitter: @RichN95
  • tailwindhometailwindhome Posts: 16,464
    Newspaper being handed out at the top of climbs.

    Don't seem to see that anymore.
    Believe that a farther shore
    Is reachable from here.
    Believe in miracles
    And cures and healing wells
  • Newspaper being handed out at the top of climbs.

    Don't seem to see that anymore.


    That's that global warming for you
    "In many ways, my story was that of a raging, Christ-like figure who hauled himself off the cross, looked up at the Romans with blood in his eyes and said 'My turn, sock cookers'"

    @gietvangent
  • Simoni_Gilberto_gdi10st21ss1.jpg
    "In many ways, my story was that of a raging, Christ-like figure who hauled himself off the cross, looked up at the Romans with blood in his eyes and said 'My turn, sock cookers'"

    @gietvangent
  • RichN95.RichN95. Posts: 25,209
    Newspaper being handed out at the top of climbs.

    Don't seem to see that anymore.

    That's that global warming for you
    And the state of the newspaper industry. An iPad with the Huffington Post doesn't get the job done.
    Twitter: @RichN95
  • phreakphreak Posts: 2,444
    PantaniGalibierSnow98-@PhSptsm.jpg
  • phreakphreak Posts: 2,444
    130510124234-andy-hampsten-2-single-image-cut.jpg
  • phreak wrote:
    130510124234-andy-hampsten-2-single-image-cut.jpg

    Now you're talking!
    "In many ways, my story was that of a raging, Christ-like figure who hauled himself off the cross, looked up at the Romans with blood in his eyes and said 'My turn, sock cookers'"

    @gietvangent
  • tumblr_llb0ml8Yew1qdw1kro1_1280.jpg
    Contador is the Greatest
  • ddraverddraver Posts: 22,550
    Not enough classics photos thus far for me...
    We're in danger of confusing passion with incompetence
    - @ddraver
  • I like these two:
    tumblr_mbm2hxyZQy1rhp4nco1_500.jpg
    tumblr_mbm2hxyZQy1rhp4nco2_500.jpg

    ^This is simply beautiful.

    This was the first Tour I remember:

    18_bernard_hinault.jpg

    A different water shot than the usual Coppi and Bartali one:

    Fausto-Coppi-Gino-Bartali-sharing-bottle-Tour-de-France-1949.jpg

    And well it doesn't include any bikes but...

    pr+road.bmp
    Correlation is not causation.
  • Merckx+525+-+p179+Paris-Roubaix.jpg
    "In many ways, my story was that of a raging, Christ-like figure who hauled himself off the cross, looked up at the Romans with blood in his eyes and said 'My turn, sock cookers'"

    @gietvangent
  • tumblr_ma9o5wX7mQ1r4o0yso1_1280_zpsfac3ec9e.jpg

    roubaix.jpg
    Contador is the Greatest
  • cancellara1.jpg
    Contador is the Greatest
  • ddraver wrote:
    Not enough classics photos thus far for me...

    Shouty jongen aan de Muur.

    270-RTR2KRN8.jpg

    flanders08-grammont.jpg

    And then there's platoon boy:

    148eaeee352cdda403e65a97342ef036.jpg
    Correlation is not causation.
  • tumblr_ma9o5wX7mQ1r4o0yso1_1280_zpsfac3ec9e.jpg

    Is that the P-R Boonen pooped himself?
    Correlation is not causation.
  • Pedro_Horrillo_by_TIM%252BK%2525C3%252596LLN.jpg
    "In many ways, my story was that of a raging, Christ-like figure who hauled himself off the cross, looked up at the Romans with blood in his eyes and said 'My turn, sock cookers'"

    @gietvangent
  • cancellara-jer.jpg

    foto7.jpg

    TourOfFlandersMomentsCyclingTips-18.jpg
    Contador is the Greatest
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