[CR] A gathering of pioneers: The Raleigh Boys' reunion


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From: Tim Potter <bikes@msu.edu>
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Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2009 15:07:50 -0400
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Subject: [CR] A gathering of pioneers: The Raleigh Boys' reunion


Our head mechanic dropped me this email; he is friends with Bill Humphreys and Betsy Davis.

A gathering of pioneers: The Raleigh Boys' reunion

By Mark Johnson

Published: Jul. 30, 2009

Most American cycling fans credit three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond and the first U.S. rider in Tour de France, Jock Boyer, as the two who busted down the door for Lance Armstrong and the current field of U.S. riders in the European peloton.

But American boots made the first real dents in Old World cycling's tradition-bound portico in the early 1970s.

Full story: http://velonews.com/article/96184

Enjoy,

Tim

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