How the Race Was Won: Cycling's Top Minds Reveal the Road to Victory

How the Race Was Won: Cycling's Top Minds Reveal the Road to Victory

by Peter Cossins

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781937715861
Publisher: VeloPress
Publication date: 11/12/2018
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 248,785
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

· Author Peter Cossins is a veteran cycling journalist for Procycling and the UK’s most-read newspapers.

· Publicity and advertising in VeloNews ; Bicycling ; Peloton ; and key cycling websites.

· Insider access to team managers; riders; and directors lends insight to the decisions that win races.

Table of Contents

Prologue

1 What Are Tactics?

2 The Development of Tactics

3 The Making of Modern Tactics

4 Inside the Washing Machine—Riding in the Peloton 5 Dirty Dealing

6 How to Race in the Wind

7 How to Lead Out and Win a Sprint

8 From Control to Chaos—Sprinting’s New Order

9 How to Bluff Your Rivals

10 Surviving with the Laughing Group—Life in the Gruppetto

11 How to Win in the Mountains

12 Is Technology Killing Tactics?

13 Going Downhill Fast

14 How to Win a Time Trial

15 The Art of the Breakaway

16 How to Win a Classic

17 Conducting the Chaos—Directeurs Sportifs and Road Captains 18 A Tactical Showcase—The Rise of Women’s Cycling

19 Simple, but Extremely Complex

Acknowledgments

Bibliography

About the Author

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