In 1965 Tom Simpson became the first British cyclist ever to win the men’s elite world road race title, and he did it just weeks after debilitating injury stopped him in the Tour De France.
With the Ghent Six-Day, or Zesdaagse Vlaandren-Gent as it’s called now,
Rudi Altig was one of the best riders of his generation; a multi-world champion
Russell Downing talks about his conversion to a plant-based diet.
Until its demise in 1991 this two-man team time trial closed every road race season.
Date: April 13th, 2003
Where: Secteur Pavé 12 d’Auchy à Bersée
Features: Peter Van Petegem
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