Tour De France 100

Tour De France 100

The Definitive History of the World's Greatest Race

Book - 2013
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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.
Publisher: London : Cassell Illustrated, 2013.
ISBN: 9781844037421
Branch Call Number: 796.6209 TOU
Characteristics: 285 p. : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm.


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FW_librarian Nov 05, 2014

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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