Monday, October 4, 2010

Gino the Pious

One of the greatest wins and comebacks in Tour history and quite possibly even stopped a civil war. not many cyclist can claim that in their palmares but desperate times called for desperate measures. He would win a total of seven stages in the 1948 Tour and win it by a commanding margin. Gino the Pious indeed.
"But et Club" No.127, 1 July 1948
Note the tape on the brake levers and on top of the toe clips, internally routed rear brake cable, single water bottle cage, 1-piece thorn catchers, single chainring, Campagnolo shifter and quick releases, and large tubulars.

Info and photo from Wool Jersey

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