Re: [CR]1930s racers


Example: Production Builders:Peugeot:PX-10LE

From: "P.C. Kohler" <kohl57@starpower.net>
To: "Mick Butler" <pariscyclesuk@hotmail.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <BAY16-F66bqRvKAt1Q200025513@hotmail.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]1930s racers
Date: Sun, 16 May 2004 20:10:27 -0400



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From: "Mick Butler"
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Sent: Sunday, May 16, 2004 12:53 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]1930s racers



>
> 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.

Peter Kohler
Washington DC USA