Tom Simpson

Last night I watched the great BBC documentary on Tom SimpsonThe Story of Tom Simpson. He was truly a talented, unique and genial cyclists of all time until his untimely death on Mont Ventoux during the 1967 Tour de France as a result of amphetamines, heat, alcohol, a stomach complaint and exhaustion.

He wore a cap well.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Enhanced by Zemanta
About these ads
  1. #1 by DirtyHarry on August 16, 2010 - 1:05 pm

    “Put me back on my bike”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 46 other followers

%d bloggers like this: