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Is this really Hinault's TDF bike?


Old 07-12-18, 10:02 AM
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I dunno, I'm betting Hinault would have made a pretty rugged lightweight or welterweight if he'd gone that direction instead of cycling. His racing war face would have intimidated me as a boxer. He looks like the kinda fighter who'd gnaw on your ear in clinches.

Nobody looks good in a bare knuckle street brawl. But if you're gonna punch bare knuckled it's better to cock the wrist inward a bit to land with the knuckles and avoid jamming the thumb.
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yeah, i got to think even if his technique could use work, the badger would take a few down before he goes.
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Impossible to be affirmative with just a pic, but

1985 La Vie claire team bike: yes

Bernard Hinault: possible (53,5 x 56,5 ctc in 1984)

use in the Tour de France: need research

Incidently , at the begining of the team, the frames were usualy made by Micmo (Gitane).
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