Tour De France
The History, the Legend, the Riders 3rd Revised edition
By (author) Graeme Fife
Tour De France by Graeme Fife
Book DescriptionTales of great solo rides, amazing fortitude and gallantry, misfortune and triumph over the odds emerge from the Tour de France's remarkable history; and the riders who have ridden the Tour, lost and won it to take the yellow jersey, the most coveted prize in cycling, are a breed apart. In Tour de France, Graeme Fife offers a compelling insight into the mystique of the race, the unique allure it has always exercised on devoted bike fans and occasional enthusiasts alike. Combining meticulous research with a pacey narrative style, Fife, a writer and a keen cyclist, paints a colourful, human, memorable picture of the men - champions and team men - whose exploits have made the Tour a durable fascination.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781840186765
(234mm x 155mm x mm)
Imprint: Mainstream Publishing
Publisher: Mainstream Publishing
Publish Date: 24-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Inside the Peloton, Paperback (September 2002)» View all books by Graeme Fife
Drawing on interviews and personal acquaintance with riders who have raced on the Continent, as well as mechanics and team-support crew, this is a portrait of the complex character of cycle racing. It is an in-depth study of ambition, the rage to win and the capacity to recover from defeat.
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Author Biography - Graeme Fife
Graeme Fife is a full-time writer and has had several books published in both the UK and the USA, including George Francis: Trainer of Champions.
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