Aldo Ross wrote:
> Pic of the Day
> 14th October, 2005
> Jean Robic
> With his physical appearance unlike any other racer before or since,
> Jean Robic was one of the most photogenic cyclists in history. Here the
> distinctive Breton deals with his rear wheel following a puncture during
> the 1948 Tour de France. From "But et Club Tour de France 49 Numéro
> Spécial", June 1949.
His nick name was "Leather Head" and he broke pretty much every bone in his body in crashes during his career.
Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California