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Britain's first Paris-Roubaix Finisher

At the very first Paris-Roubaix in 1896 one young Welshman came very close to getting on the podium. Vern Pitt explores the story of the rapid rise and demise of Arthur Linton.[Collection Jules Beau. Photographie sportive] : T. 3. Année 1896 / Jules BeauThey can’t have known exactly what they were letting themselves in for in 1896. As 51 riders set off from Paris at 5.30am in search of the 1,000 Franc first prize among them was two  young Brits. Arthur Linton, paced by his younger brother Tom, who trained on the hills around Aberaman, Wales, was the […]

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Milltag team up with Sir Peter Blake for limited edition kit

Iconic Brit Pop artist and former cyclist Sir Peter Blake teams up with Milltag for a new kit collectionClothing manufacturer Milltag have launched a limited edition kit with British artist Sir Peter Blake. Blake is best known for co-creating the iconic album cover of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, famed for its use of cut-outs and often mimicked. Blake also worked on the art work for Do They Know It’s Christmas among […]

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