Historic Overview Albert Bourlon
Albert Bourlon (23 November 1916 – 16 October 2013) was a French professional road bicycle racer. He was born in Sancergues. In 1947, Bourlon won the 14th stage of the Tour de France. Almost directly from the start, he broke away, and rode solo for 253 km (157 mi), the longest solo in post-war Tour de France history.