Tour de France 1935 Print
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TOUR DE FRANCE 1935 print. The sombre faces of these 1935 Tour de France cyclists show frustration at having been held up at a freight train crossing while the race leader was extending his lead on the other side of the tracks.
The French riders were Antonin Magne (left) who won the Tour in 1931 and 1934 and amassed 10 Tour stage wins, and Charles Pelissier (right) who won 16 stages of the Tour including eight stages in the 1930 edition - still a record, shared with Eddy Merckx (1970, 1974) and Freddy Maertens (1976). Pélissier also finished in second place seven times.
The fugitive on the other side of the train during that first stage (Paris to Lille) was the Belgian Romain Maes, who extended his lead to win on the day. Maes spent the entire race in the leader's yellow jersey, or "maillot jaune", and was the eventual winner with a margin of 17' 52". It was his only Tour win.
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