SC3876 : Four important racing bikes

taken 7 years ago, near to Douglas, Isle of Man, Great Britain

Four important racing bikes
Four important racing bikes
From the back Marie Morgan's (nee Purvis) 1994 Commonwealth Games and 2006 Olympic Games bike.Her skin suit from the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games can be seen at the back.
Next right Andrew Roches time trial bike from the Commonwealth Games 2010. He also used this at the Isle of Man Games 2011 at which he won Gold. His yellow racing skin from the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi is also shown.
Next to it is Peter Kennaugh', the 2006 World Champion, track bike. This has no brakes or gears which is typical of that type of machine. His World Track Champions racing skin - the white one - is alongside.
Finally and at the front, Mark Cavendish',2008 Tour De France road bike upon which he won four stages.
All of these people are from the Isle of Man and these exhibits form part of an exhibition of sport currently at the Manx Museum in Douglas.
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Monday, 5 September, 2011   (more nearby)
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Monday, 5 September, 2011
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