Maurice Garin, 1901 Paris-Brest-Paris winner

Maurice Garin, 1901 Paris-Brest-Paris winner

Maurice Garin, the winner of the 1901 Paris-Brest-Paris, after crossing the finish line. Everything indicates that the race was not a bed of roses.

Maurice-Francois Garin (3 March 1871 – 19 February 1957) was an Italian-born French road bicycle racer best known for winning the inaugural Tour de France in 1903, and for being stripped of his title in the second Tour in 1904 along with eight others, for cheating.

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