> Here is another Brit who was racing in the 30's and then went on to build
> his own bicycles our own Reg. Reginald Hargreaves Harris. He was a World
> Champion and an Olympic medalist as an amateur and later won World titles as
> a professional.
And I might add that Reg DID race a "classic" professionally too, ladies and gentlemen. His wonderful "come back" victory in the 1974 British Professional Sprint Championship in Leicester was won on one of Reg's old 1948 RRAs. He was 54 years old at the time. His machine 26 years old.
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