Wondering what to get the cycling fan in your life for Xmas? How about a historic cycling print from
You can now own some of the most famous images in cycle sport thanks to a partnership deal between French sports daily L’Equipe and procycling. The newspaper that was behind the founding of the Tour de France in 1903 and is still part of the same media organisation as the race today has made available almost 400 images from its unparalleled cycling archive to the readers of procycling. Go to http://procycling.lequipe.fr/ to view the pictures available through this exclusive offer. Simply select the pictures you want and the size you want them in and follow the easy-to-use online ordering system. Prices start from £8/US$13 a picture plus postage and packing. Among the images available for you to own are the famous duel between Jacques Anquetil and Raymond Poulidor on the Puy de Dome in 1964, Fausto Coppi climbing in the Alps during the 1952 Tour, and more recent additions including pictures from the 2004 Tour and the Athens Olympics. Every news story on the procycling site also carries a link to the L’Equipe photo archive page.