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Description - The Cycling Anthology: Volume Three by Lionel Birnie

Professional cycling is a rich, dynamic and often controversial sport that lends itself to great writing. Some of the most famous and illustrious races were founded by newspapermen and The Cycling Anthology continues this tradition by bringing together the best in the business.

Volume Three features original and exclusive pieces by leading cycling writers. Ned Boulting goes behind the scenes at the 2013 Tour de France to get to know the second British winner in two years, Chris Froome; Richard Moore tells the story of Marianne Martin, winner of the first women's Tour de France; Lionel Birnie recounts the story of the Tour of Britian through the prism of the 2013 edition; Jeremy Whittle assess how the aftermath of Lance Armstrong's sensational confession affected Team Sky; and many more.

Between them, they've covered hundreds of Tours de France and written dozens of excellent books and some have even ridden the Tour. Here, their work is showcased together.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780224092456
ISBN-10: 0224092456
Format: Paperback / softback
(178mm x 110mm x 18mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Yellow Jersey Press
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 5-Jun-2014
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Lionel Birnie

Lionel Birnie is a journalist, author and publisher who specialises in cycling. e is the freelance cycling correspondent for The Sunday Times and writes for Cycle Sport and Cycling Weekly, two of Britain's leading cycling magazines. Ellis Bacon is one of Britain's most experienced cycling journalists. He is the former deputy editor of Procycling magazine, and has written extensively for Cycling Weekly and Cycle Sport.

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