Category: bernard hinault

Hinault in the French champion’s jersey …

Hinault in the French champion’s jersey with Renault.

Bernard Hinault celebrates victory in the 1985…

Bernard Hinault celebrates victory in the 1985 Tour de France, alongside the Italian racer Maria Canins, winner of the women’s Tour de France.

Bernard Hinault’s last race, 1986

Bernard Hinault’s last race, 1986

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Bernard Hinault did not like Paris Roubaix

Bernard Hinault did not like Paris Roubaix

Hinault leading the pack

Hinault leading the pack

Renault Gitane, Tour de France, 1980, with Ber…

Renault Gitane, Tour de France, 1980, with Bernard Hinault setting the pace.

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Bernard Hinault on his rad aero bike beasting a time trial in the 1982 Tour de France.

Bernard Hinault on his rad aero bike beasting a time trial in the 1982 Tour de France.

Hinault, Tour de France, time trial, 1984.

Hinault, Tour de France, time trial, 1984.

To mark Bastille Day, a couple of great books about two of the…

To mark Bastille Day, a couple of great books about two of the greats of French cycling.

Sex, Lies & Handlebar Tape: The Remarkable Life of Jacques Anquetil by Paul Howard (iTunes or Amazon)

The Badger: Bernard Hinault and the Fall and Rise of French Cycling by William Fotheringham (iTunes or Amazon)