Cycling 3 August, 1955
CYCLING WEEKLY|November 04, 2021
Brits finish the Tour as Cycling attempts to fill a cavernous void

Despite the fact that Brian Robinson and Tony Hoar had just finished the Tour de France in what was the first full British national team ever to ride the race, the magazine led with two pages by R. Carmichael Riddell visiting some caves in Yugoslavia.

That was followed by a page on what birds to look out for in August and what you might see on British farms this month.

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