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  • Published: 15 September 2011
  • ISBN: 9781780572086
  • Imprint: Mainstream Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 608
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Tour de France

The History, The Legend, The Riders


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The remarkable history of the Tour de France - including all the action from the 2015 race - this is a must-read for all cycling and sports enthusiasts.

In this updated edition of the highly acclaimed Tour de France, Graeme Fife sets the 2015 race in the context of the event's remarkable history, which stretches back to July 1903.

Named one of the top 5 sports books of the year by both the Times and the Independent, this meticulously researched guide has a pacy narrative which paints an irresistible portrait of this extraordinary competition and a colourful picture of the men who have given the Tour its enduring universal appeal.

Tour de France : The History, The Legend, The Riders is laced with tales of great solo performances, amazing fortitude, terrible misfortune and magnificent triumphs, and will include the stories behind the headlines of the 2015 race.

  • Pub date: 15 September 2011
  • ISBN: 9781780572086
  • Imprint: Mainstream Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 608
Categories:

About the Author

Graeme Fife

Graeme Fife is a full-time writer with several books published in the UK and the USA. A keen cyclist, he has ridden all the celebrated cols of Tour legend. He is also the author of the bestselling Tour de France and Inside the Peloton.

Graeme Fife is a full-time writer who has worked much in radio and written a number of books, including Tour de France, Inside the Peloton and The Beautiful Machine. A keen cyclist, he has ridden all the celebrated cols of Tour legend.

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Praise for Tour de France

“A complex picture of what one of the world's great sporting events feels like from the inside.”

Independent

“This is a beast of a book which teems with energy.”

The Herald

“Fife has an infectious enthusiasm for the Tour and it shows in every sentence. This is a difficult book to put down.”

Cycle Sport


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