Saint-Raphaël (cycling team)

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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
RegisteredFrance
Founded1954 (1954)
Disbanded1964
DisciplineRoad
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]

References[edit]

  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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