If so, you'll get free entry to Cycle 2003. The Procycling stand at the show will be dominated by a certain red Alfa Romeo but the great man himself will not be in it, hence the need for a stand-in (or should that be 'stand-up' because the Leblanc lookalike needs to poke his head through the Alfa's trademark cut-away roof)

Do you look like Jean-Marie Leblanc?

Procycling has got the race director’s car for a week. There are many willing volunteers for driving the thing back to Paris after the show…

http://www.procycling.com

http://www.cycleshow.co.uk

PIX:

Top: Jean-Marie Leblanc starting the first stage at Montgeron. The cafe where the Tour de France started in 2003 is in the background.

Below1: The first stage was kicked off with ticker-tape cannons.

Below2: Leblanc’s pride and joy…

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