Re: [Classicrendezvous] Le Tour history


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From: "swampmtn" <swampmtn@siscom.net>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Le Tour history
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2000 20:22:48 -0400


Actually, the missing years were 1915-18 and 1940-46 (11 missing races). Jean Robic won in 1947, ahead of Edouard Fachleitner (Fr) and Pierre Brambilla (It).

Aldo Ross


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From: Monkeyman
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Sent: Thursday, October 26, 2000 8:05 PM
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Le Tour history



> >Monkeyman wrote:
> >>
> >> I was just talking with the guy I work for and he was saying, and many
> >> websites confirm his words, the 2001 Tour de France will be the 88th. Well
> >> I know the race started in 1903, so the math doesn't add up. Can someone
> >> fill me in on the lost 10 years?
> >
> >World Wars I & II
> >1915-1918
> >1940-1947
> >
> >-Ken
>
> In the words of Homer Simpson; "DOH!"
>
> enjoy,
> monkeyman