Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Emile Daems

Emile Daems
 Emile Daems (1938) is a former Belgian professional bicycle road racer, whose career spanned the years 1959 through 1966. He spent the majority of his career racing for two power-house professional teams of his era: Philco(Italy) and Peugeot - BP (France). 

During the 1962 racing season Emile Daems had 14 professional race victories. Included in that year's wins are the race Milan-San Remo and two stage victories at the 1962 Tour de France.

He is best remember for his 1963 race victory at the tough spring classic race, Paris-Roubaix.

Emile Daems after his 1963 Paris-Roubaix victory.

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