[CR]1949 Tour de France Trivia first 10 questions

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From: "Aldo Ross" <swampmtn@siscom.net>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2004 13:08:59 -0400
Subject: [CR]1949 Tour de France Trivia first 10 questions

Okay... here's the first 10 questions. They should be relatively easy.

1. Who won the Tour de France in 1949?

2. Why was his victory historic? (Something which had never been done before.)

3. Which team won the team classification?

4. In 1949 the tour visited visited four other countries besides France; Belgium, Spain, Italy, and ???

5. What manufacturer's car did the race director choose to follow the 1949 Tour. (same as 1939, 1948, and 1950)

6. What famous ex-racer managed the 1949 Italian National team?

7. Each team consisted of how many riders? (trick question)

8. Who was the highest-placed French rider at the finish?

9. By how many minutes did Fausto Coppi trail the yellow jersey after the stage to St. Malo?

10. Who won a stage on his birthday?

Aldo Ross
Blue Ball, Ohio