Max Leonard’s previous books include Lanterne Rouge: the Last Man in the Tour de France and Bunker Research. He has also written about cycling, travel and adventure for Esquire, Monocle, Rouleur, Strava, Rapha and others.
What is it about mountains that cyclists love? Max Leonard uncovers the allure of the peaks – the pain, the glory, the sweat and the tears.
Froome, Wiggins, Merckx, LeMond - we know the winners but what about the men who finish last?