Tour De France : The History, The Legend, The Riders, Paperback Book

Tour De France : The History, The Legend, The Riders Paperback


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.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 512 pages, 1 x 8pp colour
  • Publisher: Mainstream Publishing
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  • Category: History: specific events & topics
  • ISBN: 9781845967628

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