Barry Hoban started racing in the 1950’s and represented Britain at the 1960 Olympics then signed for the legendary Mercier-Hutchinson-BP team in 1964, winning two stages of the Vuelta a Espana that year. At the Tour de France in 1968 he became the first Briton to win a mountains stage and eventually racked a total of eight Tour stage wins. He proved his versatility by excelling in the one day Classics, winning the 1974 Ghent-Wevelgem and continued as a professional until 1980 when he moved from Belgium to Wales to start a factory with Coventry Eagle to make the Coventry Eagle Barry Hoban bikes.
Made from lightweight Reynolds 531 steel tubing and topped off with a Brooks B17 saddle it’s a quality ride.
We try to ensure every bike is well suited to the rider, as a result we have included the following as a guideline for the ideal rider:
|Height||5’8″ – 5’11” (173 – 180cm)|
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