Tour De France Miscellany
Famous quotes, most wins, oldest cyclists, polka dot jerseys, publicity caravans, shortest tours, top 10s—it's all in here, and much more
There is something for all cycle racing fans in this fun miscellany. For 110 years, the Tour de France has provided the sporting world with some truly historic moments, involving many of the greatest names in modern folklore. Within these pages, you will learn hundreds of fascinating facts about the sport on a wide range of topics, from riders and teams to mountain climbs and sprint finishes. As the items appear completely at random, it is not a book to be read from cover to cover, but rather one to be dipped into and enjoyed in short breaks. Painstakingly researched by the master of the sporting factoid, this book will bring hours of reading pleasure to cycling fans.