Beautiful Machine: A Life in Cycling, from Tour de France to Cinder Hill

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Why does cycling inspire such passion? From the bestselling author of Tour de France, and rippling with wit and energy, comes this celebration of the bicycle: the joy, the adventure and the good times and bad times associated with it.

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The Beautiful Machine: A Life in Cycling, from Tour de France to Cinder Hill

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Overview

Why does cycling inspire such passion? From the bestselling author of Tour de France, and rippling with wit and energy, comes this celebration of the bicycle: the joy, the adventure and the good times and bad times associated with it.

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"A Zen-like paean to the joy of cycling . . . sings of the sheer bloody-mindedness and humor of a true enthusiast."  —Metro

"[Graeme Fife] is a cheerfully opinionated and funny chronicler of his own feelings."  —Daily Telegraph

"A fascinating read."  —Bikeradar.com

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A fascinating read.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781845962418
  • Publisher: Mainstream Publishing Company, Limited
  • Publication date: 1/22/2008
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 1,458,518
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.23 (d)

Meet the Author

Graeme Fife is an avid cyclist who has ridden all the celebrated rides of Tour legend. He is also the author of Inside the Peloton and Tour de France.

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