Le Tour De France 100

Author: Serge Laget
Editor: Crows Nest
ISBN: 9781743316894
Size: 11,33 MB
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An illustrated celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Tour de France. TREASURES OF THE TOUR DE FRANCE is a celebration of the 100th edition of the one of the world's most famed annual events. Generally considered to be the greatest test of endurance in the sporting world, the Tour de France covers more than 2200 miles in just over three weeks, climbing high into both the Alps and Pyrenees on a circular journey around France and briefly into neighbouring countries before ending on Paris's iconic Champs-Elysees. This brand new edition, in an exciting new format with new features and stories, comprises an authoritative narrative account of each major era in the sport up to and including the 2012 Tour and items of memorabilia from the past 109 years. There are features on the superstars and the memorable moments for each of the years. It also contains 40 facsimilie items of rare sporting memorabilia from the race archives packaged into six folders. The reader can relive the dramatic events that have entranced the watching millions by holding and examining souvenir brochures, period newspapers, posters, stickers, postcards and items of correspondence from leading figures associated with the epic sports event.

Tour De France 100

Author: Richard Moore
Editor: Velopress
ISBN: 9781937715069
Size: 16,56 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Presents a pictoral history of the Tour de France, highlighting the athletes, memorable races, and the scandals.

Tour De France

Author: Françoise Laget
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 178206415X
Size: 18,66 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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From its humble origins over a century ago to its present day glory, the Tour de France has always been a race that has inspired fascination. The exploits of the riders - Tommy Simpson's death of the slopes of Mont Ventoux, Lance Armstrong's controversial career and Bradley Wiggins' historic win - continue to enthral audiences worldwide. With unequalled access to the race's archives and a chronological approach building to the present day, this beautifully illustrated book commemorates the 100th race in style. The rivalries, passion and drama of the world's greatest cycling challenge are revealed through entertaining and authoritative commentary and breathtaking official photography. Featuring unique race content, route maps, profiles of key riders and a section dedicated to the vital statistics of every race, Tour de France is the definitive account of this historic event.

Tour De France 100

Author: Peter Cossins
Editor: Cassell
ISBN: 9781844037421
Size: 17,23 MB
Format: PDF
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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.

The Tour De France 1903 2002

Author: Hugh Dauncy
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780714653624
Size: 15,87 MB
Format: PDF
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This book analyses the Tour de France over its long history both as France's most prestigious and famous sporting event and as a European and, increasingly, a world cycling competition. This study provides interdisciplinary and varied perspectives on the sporting, cultural, social, economic and political significance of the Tour within and outside France, giving a comprehensive and authoritative investigation of up-to-the minute thinking on what the Tour means, now and in the past, to competitors, to France, to the French public, to the cultural history of sport, and the sport of cycling itself.

Mapping Le Tour

Author: Ellis Bacon
Editor: Collins
ISBN: 9780007509782
Size: 18,65 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Celebrate the 100th year of Tour de France with a complete guide including details of the 2013 race With a map of each edition of the Tour de France, along with photographs, text on the history of the race, and lists of the stages, winners, and key statistics, this guide is essential for any cycling fan. Each Tour de France race map is accompanied by statistics, including race and stage distances, highest point, number of starters and finishers, average speed, and jersey winners. Twenty of Le Tour's iconic locations—many of which have featured in the Etape du Tour—are put under the spotlight, and an extended section on the 2013 race is included, with detailed maps and statistics on each of this year's stages.

100 Greatest Cycling Climbs Of The Tour De France

Author: Simon Warren
Editor: Frances Lincoln
ISBN: 1781011400
Size: 13,55 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Following the successful format of the 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs series, Simon Warren rides, photographs, describes, maps and profiles the 100 greatest climbs of the Tour de France. Simon’s previous three books have combined sales of over 35,000 copies; this is the first of his books with truly global appeal. There is no bigger sporting event than the Tour de France and every cyclist around the world one day dreams of taking part or riding on the same roads the great event uses. Published in the same unique ‘cycling jersey pocket sized’ format as Simon’s earlier books, this will be his longest book to date, with each climb given a full spread. There have been large format illustrated books on the hills of the tour published in the past, but none in such a portable format, and none which so vividly describe the experience of cycling these hills from the point of view of an amateur cyclist.

The 2003 Tour De France

Author: John Wilcockson
Editor: Velopress
ISBN: 9781931382267
Size: 15,86 MB
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Accented with anecdotes, tales of victory and defeat, details of the course and terrain that could only be gleaned by the riders themselves, and a detailed course map, this annual recounting of the famous bike race has special significance this year, as the event is celebrating its first century. Original.

Green Gold And Bold

Author: Ron Reed
Editor:
ISBN: 9781921496318
Size: 14,54 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Annotation. Australian sports fans have fallen in love with cycling's Tour de France, especially since one of their own, Cadel Evans, won it in 2011. One of the wide world of sport's most demanding challenges, the three-week marathon was staged for the 100 time in 2013. As in now regularly the case, Australian cyclists - not least those from the ORICA-GreenEDGE pro team that now flies the flag for those fans - provided many highlights, including two stage winds. GREEN, GOLD AND BOLD takes you along for this exhilarating ride and looks back at the proud history of Australian road cycling.

Tour De France 100th Race Anniversary Edition

Author: Francoise Laget
Editor: Quercus Books
ISBN: 1743515111
Size: 19,97 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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From its humble origins over a century ago to its present day glory, the Tour de France has always been a race that has inspired fascination. The exploits of the riders – Tommy Simpson's death of the slopes of Mont Ventoux, Lance Armstrong's controversial career and Bradley Wiggins' historic win – continue to enthral audiences worldwide. With unequalled access to the race's archives and a chronological approach building to the present day, this beautifully illustrated book commemorates the 100th race in style. The rivalries, passion and drama of the world's greatest cycling challenge are revealed through entertaining and authoritative commentary and breathtaking official photography. Featuring unique 2012 race content, including Bradley Wiggins' 2012 victory; route maps; profiles of key riders and a section dedicated to the vital statistics of every race, Tour de France is the definitive, up-to-date account of this historic event.