Hearts of Lions : The History of American Bicycle Racing

Hearts of Lions : The History of American Bicycle Racing

by Peter Nye
     
 

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Bike racers were the media darlings of America less than a century ago - dashing, eccentric (and very rich) daredevils. Until the 1920s, bike races outdrew all other American sports events, including major league baseball games. This colorful, exciting period of sports history, forgotten until now, has been vividly recreated by Peter Nye, a prize-winning racer and

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Bike racers were the media darlings of America less than a century ago - dashing, eccentric (and very rich) daredevils. Until the 1920s, bike races outdrew all other American sports events, including major league baseball games. This colorful, exciting period of sports history, forgotten until now, has been vividly recreated by Peter Nye, a prize-winning racer and sports journalist. Hearts of Lions is the true story of courage, daring, and occasional lunacy he found.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393305760
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/1989
Pages:
306
Product dimensions:
7.03(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.86(d)

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