final sprint / 最後のひとこぎ

July 15, 2011

5 July 1969, Belgium
Road Championship of the World
design: Armand Massonet
print: screen deep print

The sprint competition points system has been changed for this years Tour de France, which is making the tour more exciting to watch.  Teams work hard to bring their sprinter to the height of speed to ride for the intermediate sprints – as well as the final few hundred of meters before the goal of the day.

This Belgium stamp from the late 60’s depicts well the hard work of legs and I can almost hear the squeaking noise from the bike…



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