Publication Type: Book
Source: Mitchell Beazley, Octopus, UK, p.178 (2003)
Keywords: cycle racing
, Tour de France
Dramatic accounts of all the major European bike races from the first Tour de France in 1903 through today, including special profiles on the nine greatest races and champions. Special features include course maps and a synopsis on the most noteworthy elements of each, as well as key spectator points along the routes.
Readers will discover rich text from an experienced writer and true fan of the sport, whose passion is relayed through his engaging words and striking photos. Cycling enthusiasts who crave a hands-on look at the brilliance of the past centurys most legendary events are certain to be captivated.
Packed with detail, drama, glory, and defeat, this definitive history is an inspiring collection of the events and tales that have made biking a European favorite and a worldwide interest.
Hardcover, 8-1/2" x 11", 176 pp, 90 color, 10 b/w
# Includes profiles on Lance Armstrong, Greg LeMond, Eddy Merckx
# A photogenic look at a sport that offers dynamic action and scenery
# Eye-catching layout enhances text, photos, and features
held by Patrick Morgan