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Miguel Indurain by Lawrence Keogh

£ 29.00

The things that come to mind when I hear the name Miguel Indurain: 9 litre lungs, 29-32 resting pulse, 180mm cranks, generosity, dignity, respect, time trialling, Campag Delta brakes, a mountain duel with Luc LeBlanc on Stage 11 of the 1994 TdF and apparently gifting a fellow Spaniard, Abraham Olano, the 1995 World Championship Road Race, big excitement from commentators at the prospect of him cracking in the the alpes when attacked by Tony Rominger in the 1993 tour. He didn’t crack, he won. Miguel Indurain strikes me as the sporting epitome of Rudyard Kipling’s If. Winning and losing imposters both. I think Miguel’s retirement was brought on the other people’s use and abuse of EPO.Celebrate a great champion, wear our Miguel Indurain time trialling t shirt.Image from Phil O’Connors 21 Years of Cycling Photography.

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