Despite how much I like this photo, I have held off posting this image here because I couldn’t find any attribution or further information about this gentleman and his fine bicycle. I came across it several years ago and stuck it in my image files until I could find out more; alas, I have not.
My first interest was in the excellent baggage he’s carrying; a very modern looking frame bag, a tool roll or similar, nice front and rear bags, and what appears to be a wooden box along the top tube. His haversack is not visible although the strap is in this image. Any thoughts on the bike or image itself are welcome.
The rest? Maybe you can tell me…
(UPDATE: Thanks for the corrections sent by Luc and Patrick. Updates were made to reflect the new information.)