The Tour de France: The Good, the Bad and the Just Plain Weird


An updated guide to the Tour de France written in a user friendly tone that’s entertaining and revealing. The Tour de France, the annual travelling circus that for more than a century has been the ultimate test of sporting endurance is an event full of highs and lows. Pain, deaths and horrific injuries. Joy, excitement and unbelievable achievements. Cheating, doping and scandals of every kind. From the Alpe d’Huez to the streets of Paris, as the peletons cycle their way around France the athletes have always been set the greatest of challenges. But how does it all work, who are the good guys and the bad, and why do many fail? For the millions of people who watch the Tour de France every year, the tactics can be read more

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ISBN:

9781742708102

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

192

Dimensions:

20cm x 15cm

Weight:

220g

RRP:

$24.99

Category:

Sport

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 June 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Paul Hansford