Legends of the Tour: The hottest, toughest and fastest riders of this decade


This book is a colourful, insightful and affectionate portrait of the Tour de France. A selection of cycling writers share their thoughts on different aspects of the tour: from it’s current crop of great riders, brilliant climbers, those older riders soon to retire or that have recently retired from the Tour to the young up-and-comers, then the contests and rivalries and the top British and Australians in the Tour. Packed with information and portraits it is a landmark volume, essential for all Tour de France fans. Lavishly designed and illustrated.


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ISBN:

9781743790489

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

224

Dimensions:

24cm x 20cm

Weight:

1040g

RRP:

$45.00

Category:

Sport

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 June 2015

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Alex Hinds

Alex Hinds is a a television presenter, writer and commentator for Australia's free-to-air SBS TV and Cycling Central website, he is part of the Tour de France SBS TV broadcasting team. Ellis Bacon: An English journalist and author, Ellis contributes to a variety of cycling magazines and has written a number of books on the sport, which include Mapping Le Tour and co-editing the Cycling Anthology series. His latest book, Great British

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Felix Lowe

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Anthony Tan

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Daniel Friebe

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Reece Homfray

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Jonathan Lovelock

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Ellis Bacon