Today is the anniversary of the death of one of cycling’s greats, Jacques Anquetil’s death. An account of his duel with Raymond Poulidor in the 1964 edition of the Tour de France can be found over at The Independent. Photo comes courtesy of spoke sniffer’s Flickr stream.
Gino Bartali - ‘Gino Bartali - ‘Il Dominatore’ from spoke sniffer’s Flickr stream. Bartali was one of the world’s cycling greats winning the Giro three times and the Tour de France twice with World War II providing a barrier to further victories