April 1966: Geoff Carter in action in a hilly time trial near Nottingham,
England. Bike is model L'avenir no. 520166 built in November 1966, colour
red with black and white contrasts bands. It was purpose built to
specification with thick seat stays, the vogue of the time. It has Campag
Gran Sport steel hubs with Fiamme sprints, Gran sport front and rear changers
with bar controls, Mafac Racer brakes and a Stronglight/TA chainset.
"I still ride the bike on a regular
basis and had it resprayed for its 30th birthday."
Geoff Carter, Breaston, Derby, England