Beat Breu’s magnificent victory, in miniature
The history of Swiss cycling is full of thrilling stories. One of these is Beat Breu’s historic victory on the Alpe d’Huez in 1982. Much has already been written about this win. What very few people know, though, is that Beat Breu immortalised his victorious ride in meticulous detail in a terrain model.
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Triumph celebrates its 40th anniversary
Terrain model in the Museum of the Vélo-Club Fribourg
Wheels, races, glory. Swiss cycling
15.07.2022 16.10.2022 / National Museum Zurich
On the road, in the arena or across country: the exhibition presents the world of Swiss cycling in all its facets. Photographs tell the stories of mountain ascents, cycling acrobatics both highly skilled and unintentional, duels in the arena and out on the roads, and the good old military bicycle.