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The Cycling Nostalgia DVD Series - 4 DVDs


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The Cycling Nostalgia Collection No 1 DVD

'Simply a marvellous collection of films, many of which I had never seen before…' John Talbot

Tour de France 1952 (28 mins) 
A real gem from the archives sees 'il campamooo' Fausto Coppi and Gino Bartali battle it on the mountains of France – and in full colour.

Bicycle Thrills - 1950 (9 mins) 
A short film from Holland. Delivery boys race around the streets of Amsterdam for full, while the professional riders do battle on the track and road.

Spinning Wheels - 1952 (45 mins) 
A wonderful filmed review of the 1952 cycling season. We see the Maestro himself, Reg Harris on the track, Ken Joy time-trials on the road and everyone enjoys the Isle of Man Cycling Week.

One Leap Ahead (13 mins) 
A fascinating look around the famous Phillips Bicycle Factory - so that's how they made them in those days!
 
The Cycling Nostalgia Collection No 2 DVD

Tour of Ireland 1973 (24 mins) 
Former GB National Coach Doug Dailey, a top rider in his day, won the Tour of Ireland that year - a tough race for everyone under harsh conditions.

Racing to Nowhere - 1968 (24 mins) 
The Skol Six was held at Wembley that year and featured all the leading 6 day riders - Patrick Sercu, Peter Post, Tony Gowland and co. 

Cyclist Aboard - 1956 (15 mins) 
The Cyclists Touring Club (CTC) venture to Austria for a touring holiday - good innocent fun from the 1950's. 

London to Holyhead 1964 (23mins) 
At 256 miles, this race was the longest one day race in the UK calendar and all the big names of the day turned out to try and win a prestigious victory.

Albert Hitchin (6 mins) 
A rare interview with that year's winner who recalls racing the in the London-Holyhead events.

The Cycling Nostalgia Collection No 3 DVD

Manpower - 1982 (25 mins) 
A specially commissioned film of the Tour of Britain, most famously known as the 'Milk Race', saw the Eastern European riders, and particularly the Russians dominate. 

Cycle Isle 1959 ( 25 mins) 
Quite a week for the Isle of Man, as along with thousands of ordinary cyclists, the biggest names in the sport; Brian Robinson, Fausto Coppi and Shay Elliott came to ride the professional race. 

Cyclists Special - 1955 (15 mins) 
Another fun film from the Cyclists Touring Club (CTC) - this time they take the train to Rugby before the ride.

531 The Winner - 1973 (15 mins) 
A short film from Reynolds who made the frames for the Raleigh Team that won the Tour de France in 1980. 

One Cyclist - 1975 (10 mins) 
A film profile on Tony Hoare, a former professional and British Tour de France rider who now lives and races in Canada.

The Cycling Nostalgia Collection No 4 DVD

A Wheel in Britain - 1953 (26 mins) 
The annual Tour of Britain was an open race that year, closely fought right up to the final day. 

Gordon Thomas Interview (21 mins) 
A rare interview with Gordon Tiny Thomas who recalls the conditions the riders faced on that 1953 Tour of Britain. 

A Race Apart - 1962 (13 mins) 
A short film on Britain`s famous 'Milk Race'. All the team cars that year had 'MOO' on the registration plate. 

How a Bicycle is Made - 1950 (17 mins) 
A visit to the famous Raleigh cycle factory to have a look at the mass production of bicycles. 

London to Holyhead 1962 (14 mins) 
Londoner Denis Tarr wins after a gruelling 13 hours in the saddle.

'I have been a passionate collector of cycling films for many years and I am pleased to be able to share my passion with you in this unique collection from the archives.' 
Ray Pascoe
R/T: 400 mins
DVD Region: (0) Worldwide