Saint-Raphaël (cycling team)

Saint-Raphaël
Ab Geldermans, Jacques Anquetil and Mies Stolker, Tour de France 1962 (1) (cropped).jpg
Saint-Raphaël–Helyett–Hutchinson riders Albertus Geldermans, Jacques Anquetil and Michel Stolker at the 1962 Tour de France
Team information
Registered France
Founded 1954 (1954)
Disbanded 1964
Discipline(s) Road
Team name history
1954–1961
1962
1963
1964
Saint-Raphaël–R. Geminiani–Dunlop
Saint-Raphaël–Helyett–Hutchinson
Saint-Raphaël–Gitane–R. Geminiani
Saint-Raphaël–Gitane–Dunlop

Saint-Raphaël was a French professional cycling team that existed from 1954 to 1964.[1][2][3] Its main sponsor was French apéritif brand Saint-Raphaël [fr].[4][5] From 1959 to 1961, a sister team existed, Rapha–Gitane–Dunlop.[6][7] One of its champion riders was Jacques Anquetil.

References

  1. ^ "Saint-Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop (1954)" (in French). Mémoire du cyclisme. Retrieved 1 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Saint-Raphaël - Gitane - Dunlop (1964)" (in French). Mémoire du cyclisme. Retrieved 1 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Icons of cycling: Saint Raphaël". Cycling Weekly. Time Inc. UK. 2 December 2016. Retrieved 1 February 2017.
  4. ^ McGann, Bill; McGann, Carol (2006). The Story of the Tour De France, Volume 1: 1903–1964. Dog Ear Publishing. p. 236. ISBN 978-1-59858-180-5.
  5. ^ "A directory of pro cycling team sponsors, old and new". BikeRaceInfo. McGann Publishing. Retrieved 17 April 2017.
  6. ^ "Rapha - R. Geminiani - Dunlop (1959)" (in French). Mémoire du cyclisme. Retrieved 17 April 2017.
  7. ^ "Rapha - Gitane - Dunlop (1961)" (in French). Mémoire du cyclisme. Retrieved 17 April 2017.

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