In the 70s, there was Merckx and there were the others. Ghislain Lambert was one of the others. This is his story, a quite simple one. The story of a modest Belgian bike racer. His greatest ambition in life? To become a champion. His greatest tragedy? Not having the legs his heart deserves.

It took me years of looking to find a copy of this film WITH English subtitles … but at last I did, watched the film today after my ride, and must say “Chapeau!”

Et maintenant, «le cycliste» de Jsl1: