George Hincapie's Lucky Seventeen Bike


George Hincapie will ride into Tour de France history today as he starts his record-breaking seventeenth Tour de France.

Hincapie, who also turned 39 today, was presented with a commemorative SLR01 BMC bike by the company's boss and team owner Andy Riis during their pre-Tour press conference. 

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.