Tour de France 100

Tour de France 100 : The Definitive History of the World's Greatest Race

By (author) Peter Cossins , By (author) Isabel Best , By (author) Chris Sidwells , By (author) Clare Griffith , Foreword by Bernard Hinault , Preface by Stephen Roche

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Published to mark the 100th anniversary of the world's most prestigious cycle race - the Tour de France - this is the definitive guide. Published to mark the 100th anniversary of what is widely recognized as the world's most grueling, fiercely contested and famous cycle race, this is a lavish and impressive guide. It contains comprehensive profiles of 100 of the Tour's most famous stages, each featuring unique, detailed computer-generated artworks of the route, along with key facts, figures and information that together produce a multitude of facts and stories. In other words, a complete and expert examination of the race through its most dramatic and striking moments. The book also presents 300 fascinating photographs that capture historic events, along with a comprehensive directory listing every jersey winner, and a narrative front section that explores the more bizarre stories and myths surrounding the race. A fitting celebration of a unique sporting event.

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  • Hardback | 285 pages
  • 246 x 282 x 28mm | 1,539.98g
  • 07 May 2013
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • Cassell Illustrated
  • London
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, maps
  • 1844037428
  • 9781844037421
  • 421,432

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