Tour de France 100: A Photographic History of the World's Greatest Race

Tour de France 100: A Photographic History of the World's Greatest Race

by Richard Moore

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781937715069
Publisher: Velo Press
Publication date: 05/21/2013
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 11.40(w) x 12.70(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Richard Moore is a journalist, author, and former bike racer. He is the author of Slaying the Badger, The Dirtiest Race in History, Sky’s the Limit, and Heroes, Villains & Velodromes, and has contributed to Rouleur, Scotland on Sunday, The Herald, The Guardian, and The Sunday Times. His book In Search of Robert Millar won the Best Biography award in 2008 at the British Sports Book Awards.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1 The Circle of Death, 1903-1914
2 The Yellow Jersey, 1919-1929
3 The Giants of the Road, 1930-1947
4 The Greatest Show on Earth, 1948-1952
5 Bobet and the Bald Mountain, 1953-1960
6 Master Jacques and the Eternal Second, 1961-1968
7 The Cannibal, 1969-1977
8 The Badger, 1978-1985
9 Anglo Invasion, 1986-1990
10 A Dark Shadow, 1991-1998
11 The Armstrong Era, 1999-2005
12 Aussie and British Rules, 2006-2012

Titans of the Tour
Tour de France Winners 1903-2012
Index
Acknowledgments & Photo Credits

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Tour de France 100: A Photographic History of the World's Greatest Race 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Jim_Morris More than 1 year ago
What a great book. Great photos and interesting behind the scenes stories.