Tour De France: The History, The Legend, The Riders
- eBook (EPUB)
- Mainstream Publishing
- Publication Date:
- 15 September 2011
In this updated edition of the highly acclaimed Tour de France, Graeme Fife sets the 2011 race in the context of the event's remarkable history, stretching back to July 1903. Combining meticulous research with a pacy narrative style, he penetrates the mystique of the race and paints a colourful picture of the men whose exploits have given the Tour an enduring universal appeal.With tales of great solo rides, amazing fortitude, terrible misfortune and triumph, Tour de France is the definitive account of this extraordinary competition. Named one of the top-five sports books of the year by both The Independent and The Times, it is the essential guide to the Tour.