Le Tour 100

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

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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.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 246 x 282 x 28mm | 1,539.98g
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • Cassell Illustrated
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, maps
  • 1844037428
  • 9781844037421
  • 518,371

About Peter Cossins

Peter Cossins is a freelance cycling journalist and former editor of Procycling Magazine. He edited the Official Tour de France guide for the magazine, has been writing and reporting on cycling for over 20 years and has worked on every Tour during that time.show more

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