Tour de France - The History, the Legends, the Riders

Author(s): Graeme Fife; Chris Boardman (Foreword by)

Sports & Athletics | Secondhand


It is one of sport’s toughest ordeals and the ultimate test for professional cyclists. The Tour de France sees riders pitted against all kinds of terrain and weather, in unrelenting competition with their rivals for three weeks. This entertaining and highly-acclaimed book gives a compelling insight into the mystique of the race and the unique fascination it has always exercised on devoted bike fans and occasional enthusiasts alike. Graeme Fife’sTour de Francetells tales of great solo rides, amazing fortitude, terrible misfortune and triumph over the odds from the race’s remarkable history. Combining meticulous research with a pacy narrative style, Fife paints a colourful and memorable picture of the men whose exploits have give the Tour an enduring universal appeal.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781840181920
  • : Mainstream Publishing Company, Limited
  • : Mainstream Publishing Company, Limited
  • : 0.585
  • : May 1999
  • : 3.2 Centimeters X 16.5 Centimeters X 24.4 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Graeme Fife; Chris Boardman (Foreword by)
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 796.6/2/0944
  • : 224