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Tour de France 100 By Peter Cossins Isabel Best Chris Sidwells,

  • Title: Tour de France 100
  • Author: Peter Cossins Isabel Best Chris Sidwells
  • ISBN: 9781844037421
  • Page: 322
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 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 mostPublished 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 bizarre stories and myths surrounding the race.A fitting celebration of a unique sporting event.
    Tour de France Published to mark the th anniversary of the world s most prestigious cycle race the Tour de France this is the definitive guide Published to mark the th anniversary of what is widely recognized

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    1. For those looking for an overview of the history of the Tour de France, there is no need to look any further This beautiful book covers 100 years of the famous bicycle race and its racers.The opening section features a short section on the major cyclists including Coppi, Merckx, Anquetil, Hinault, LeMond, Indurain, etc The bulk of the book follows, and features a two page spread covering a stage from that years Tour A short article reports on what happened, and it includes several pictures highl [...]

    2. More of a book of trivia, than it s subtitle of the definitive history of the world s greatest race Each two page spread has a map of one route from the tour and discusses the winner of day and some important facts about that year s race and the events that unfold on that stage The book provides incredible detail and facts, but at the same time feels that it is only scratching the surface.

    3. This large coffee table book outlines the 100 year history of the Tour De France A brief introduction goes over how the race started and the huge number of scandal, hint Lance Armstrong was not the first They then have 2 pages each on what they consider the 100 greatest stages in the 100 year history The final part has the details jersey winners brief overview of all 100 tours.

    4. Quick, fun read, good photos especially of early tours , marred by fairly pedestrian writing and jumping around in chronology during the individual sections eras Occasionally repetitive as well, jumping ahead and referencing someone s tragic death multiple times e.g Pantini.

    5. Tour de France 100 summarizes the top 100 most interesting stages of the Tour with maps and photos This book is probably only for someone who already knows and cares a lot about bicycle racing otherwise I would recommend other books with better photography.

    6. An informative and easy to access book about the Tour Definitely one that will be picked up on many an occasion

    7. Celebrating 100 years of the Tour de France with captivating historical facts, stage stories and lots of actual photos and progressive route maps Excellent reading for bike lovers.

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