Re: [CR]Identify British cyclist and bike in Camelbak advert

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From: "Dr. Paul Williams" <castell5@sympatico.ca>
To: <grm1067@aol.com>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Identify British cyclist and bike in Camelbak advert
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2008 15:05:38 -0400
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cc: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

Sounds right. The changer is below the left brake lever. Wearwell is prominent on shorts and just visible on jersey. He has a bandage or brace on his left knee. A spare tire is wrapped around his shoulders. It is in the mountains and there is a chap running beside him offering another bottle.

Great picture. Did he not ride for Hercules?

Paul Williams,
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


----- Original Message -----
From: grm1067@aol.com
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Sent: Tuesday, April 15, 2008 2:51 PM
Subject: [CR]Identify British cyclist and bike in Camelbak advert



> I'm at a bit of a disadvantage not having seen this advert, but, if the
> cyclist is wearing glasses, and you can read "Wearwell" then it's Ken
> Mitchell in the 1955 TdF. Is it the picture of him in the mountains? If
> so, you can see his front-changer lever mounted on the bars on his left,
> inside and below his left brake lever.
> Best regards
> Geoff Margetts,
> Dreieich,
> Frankfurt,
> Germany