A Rainy Day in May
The story of an extraordinary British race with an extraordinary British winner.
In 1965 Tom Simpson became the first British cyclist ever to win the men’s elite world road race title
A dry Paris-Roubaix will batter and can even break the strongest, but rain makes it much harder. The heavens opened in 1994 creating apocalyptic conditions and producing a killer winner.
With the Ghent Six-Day, or Zesdaagse Vlaandren-Gent as it’s called now,