41 min

'I fell 70m off a mountain': When Van Est plunged off the Aubisque and Koblet was king Re-Cycle: The cycling history podcast

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Felix Lowe remembers the first Dutchman to lead the Tour de France: Wim van Est, in 1951. But he crashed 70m into a Pyrenean ravine – and was lucky to escape with his life – before Pédaleur de Charme Hugo Koblet reigned supreme.
Re-Cycle is narrated by Graham Willgoss and produced by Pete Burton.

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Felix Lowe remembers the first Dutchman to lead the Tour de France: Wim van Est, in 1951. But he crashed 70m into a Pyrenean ravine – and was lucky to escape with his life – before Pédaleur de Charme Hugo Koblet reigned supreme.
Re-Cycle is narrated by Graham Willgoss and produced by Pete Burton.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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