Photolink got ‘The Real McHoy’

There have been plenty of interesting coming, goings and personalities over at the Photolink Studios this month (as ever), but no-one left quite as much of an impression as cyclist Sir Chris Hoy did when he passed through.

The multiple world champion and Olympic Games gold medal winner was being shot for Sky Sports in studio number one (of five) and, being the good sport that he is, kindly signed one of the bikes being used as a background props during a break.

The bike, well, saddle in question belonged to a member of Photolink’s Business Development team who has since refused all advice to put it on eBay and politely declined all offers to buy it, preferring instead to sit on this little piece of history for posterity. Or at least until the ink wears off during his daily commute to and from Ancoats.

Imogen Gee

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