Rodolfo Muller – Raced in the First Tour de France

$19.95

Rodolfo Muller was witness to the very exciting and formative early days of bicycle racing. He finished 6th in the 1898 Paris-Roubaix. In 1902 he had podium finishes in Bordeaux-Paris, Marseille-Paris, and the Italian Corsa Nazionale along with winning the Concours de Tourisme du TCF (the first-ever race to go over the now legendary Col du Tourmalet). In 1903 the was the only registered Italian rider in the very first Tour de France and ultimately finished 4th overall. Also in 1903, he finished third in the Bol d’Or.

As commemorated in the beautiful postal card, in March of 1904 he won the 1,000 km race at the Galerie de machines, on the first Velodrome d’Hiver, in 28 hours, 44 minutes, and 2/5 seconds on a J.C. bicycle.

All of the postal cards on our site are original, with no reproductions.

As many of the cards are quite old and one-of-a-kind, please look carefully a the photos to determine their condition.

Size 9 x 14 cm

Only 1 left in stock

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All of the postal cards on our site are original, with no reproductions.

As many of the cards are quite old and one-of-a-kind, please look carefully a the photos to determine their condition.