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The Great Bike Race by Geoffrey Nicholson

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"The Great Bike Race remains, in my eyes, the finest book ever written about the Tour de France." - Williams Fotheringham.

The Great Bike Race was one of the first bicycle books to he written in English about the Tour de France.The book has risen to almost mythical status and is now back in reprint. Captivating from start to finish. The book takes the reader through the 1976 Tour de France which feature no less than eight mountain stages and five mountain top finishes. Nicholson's classic, vivid descriptions of the racing, the personalities and tactics are rotated with insightful thematic chapters where he lifts the lid on the broader culture and traditions of cycling.

"The quality of his writing transformed the character of sports journalism." - The Guardian

"If there were a maillot jaune for sportswriters, Mr Nicholson should be wearing it." - The Economist

  • Hardcover: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Velodrome Publishing (14 April 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1911162020
  • ISBN-13: 978-1911162025
Product Description

"The Great Bike Race remains, in my eyes, the finest book ever written about the Tour de France." - Williams Fotheringham.

The Great Bike Race was one of the first bicycle books to he written in English about the Tour de France.The book has risen to almost mythical status and is now back in reprint. Captivating from start to finish. The book takes the reader through the 1976 Tour de France which feature no less than eight mountain stages and five mountain top finishes. Nicholson's classic, vivid descriptions of the racing, the personalities and tactics are rotated with insightful thematic chapters where he lifts the lid on the broader culture and traditions of cycling.

"The quality of his writing transformed the character of sports journalism." - The Guardian

"If there were a maillot jaune for sportswriters, Mr Nicholson should be wearing it." - The Economist

Specification
  • Hardcover: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Velodrome Publishing (14 April 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1911162020
  • ISBN-13: 978-1911162025

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