LF Pearl Olympique
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Category:  Saddles
Name:  LF Pearl Olympique
Brand:  LF Pearl
Model:  Olympique
Years:  Mid 1950's - 1960's
Country:  France
Weight:  520 grams
Added By: JFischer on 02/25/08
Updated By: JFischer on 08/12/10
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Base Material LeatherCovering Material 
Rail MaterialSteelWidth5.75"
Length11.25"Rail Spacing 42mm ctr-to-ctr (standard spacing)
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From ebay auction by spanner48:

the Olympique – is believed to be the saddle used by the legendary Jacques Anquetil to break the World One Hour record in 1956, and for his first winning ride in the Tour de France in 1957. So it’s really for fast road, audax or club sports use. It has graduated lacing holes in each flank, if you want a ‘tauter’ ride. Also very light bagloops, for (very light) touring.

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 Closed in the 1960's.
 
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