Up the Road: Cycling's Modern Era from Lemond to Armstrong

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Preeminent cycling journalist Samuel Abt's distinctive voice has told the stories of countless champions and decisive turning points in the most famous international races since the late 1970s. In this collection of articles originally published in "The New York Times and the "International Herald Tribune, Sam profiles three decades of cycling, culminating with the retirement of Lance Armstrong following the 2005 Tour de France. Featuring vivid color photos by Graham Watson, "Up the Road immortalizes Lance ...

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Overview

Preeminent cycling journalist Samuel Abt's distinctive voice has told the stories of countless champions and decisive turning points in the most famous international races since the late 1970s. In this collection of articles originally published in "The New York Times and the "International Herald Tribune, Sam profiles three decades of cycling, culminating with the retirement of Lance Armstrong following the 2005 Tour de France. Featuring vivid color photos by Graham Watson, "Up the Road immortalizes Lance Armstrong, Greg LeMond, Bobby Julich, Andy Hampsten, and a host of other luminaries.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781931382786
  • Publisher: VeloPress
  • Publication date: 1/9/2006
  • Pages: 271
  • Product dimensions: 6.16 (w) x 9.32 (h) x 0.95 (d)

Meet the Author

GRAHAM WATSON, renowned for his stunning views of competitive cycling, is the sport's premier photographer. He has produced several volumes of his gorgeous photographs, including 20 Years of Cycling Photography.

SAMUEL ABT is associate editor of the International Herald Tribune based in Paris. He has written numerous books about the sport.

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