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PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 5:08 pm 
Old School Hero

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Nice video from 50's
http://www.stickybottle.com/blogs/video ... ing-1950s/

"the prizes were handed out, Toast holders, desert bowls and ash trays" :mrgreen:


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:08 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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No RVV today, of course, so here's the very wet 1985 edition, when only 24 riders finished...



Easy to spot Eric Vanderaerden in his Belgian champion's jersey, behind after a broken wheel, riding up a very slippy Koppenberg on his Raleigh, when many of those ahead of him got off and walked.

https://www.velonews.com/news/studying- ... ast-laugh/

Stay safe, everyone. x


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2020 2:02 pm 
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Thanks for posting that link! Those were the days!! I remember buying my Raleigh Services des Courses 753 back around then - £425 and I was skint for months afterwards! Didn't make me ride like Vanderaerden, but it sure was fun pretending!! 8) :facepalm:


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