Re: [CR] Grimpeur's Age?


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Subject: Re: [CR] Grimpeur's Age?
Date: Fri, 21 May 2004 14:40:18 -0400
Thread-Topic: Re: [CR] Grimpeur's Age?
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From: "Silver, Mordecai" <MSilver@iso.com>
To: "Classic Rendezvous" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


Mick Butler wrote: "Does anyone know what age Benoit Faure the famous grimpeur was in the 1948 Paris-Brest-Paris? Was he a couple of months short of his 50th. birthday? I find this remarkable if this is true."

He was 48. He rode it again at 51. In one of those years (not sure which) he made a solo break of 500 km. http://www.memoire-du-cyclisme.net/palmares/faure_benoit.php

Mordecai Silver