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24%OFFNed Boulting - On the Road Bike: The Search For a Nation’s Cycling Soul (Yellow Jersey Cycling Classics) - 9780224092098 - V9780224092098
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On the Road Bike: The Search For a Nation’s Cycling Soul (Yellow Jersey Cycling Classics)

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Description for On the Road Bike: The Search For a Nation’s Cycling Soul (Yellow Jersey Cycling Classics) Paperback. The author has noticed something. It's to do with bikes. They're everywhere. And so are their riders. Some of these riders seem to be sporting sideburns and a few of them are winning things. Big things. Now Ned wants to know how on earth it came to this. In this book, he asks how Britain became so obsessed with cycling. Num Pages: 336 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; WSQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 132 x 21. Weight in Grams: 240.

‘British cyclist. It used to be an oxymoron, a sort of silliness. Like French Cricket’

Ned Boulting has noticed something. It’s to do with bikes. They’re everywhere. And so are their riders. Some of these riders seem to be sporting sideburns and a few of them are winning things. Big things. Now Ned wants to know how on earth it came to this. And what, exactly is 'this'.

In On the Road Bike, Ned Boulting asks how Britain became so obsessed with cycling. His journey takes him from the velodrome at Herne Hill ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Random House UK
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
Number of Pages
336
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780224092098
SKU
V9780224092098
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-99

About Ned Boulting
Ned Boulting started his broadcasting career at Sky in 1997, working as a reporter alongside Jeff Stelling on the now legendary show Soccer Saturday. In 2006 he was given the Royal Television Society’s Sports Reporter of the Year Award. In addition to his work as a football reporter for ITV, he has now presented seven Tours of Britain, the Vuelta ... Read more

Reviews for On the Road Bike: The Search For a Nation’s Cycling Soul (Yellow Jersey Cycling Classics)
Funny, fascinating and frequently touching ... will be enjoyed by anyone with even a passing interest in cycling. No bib shorts required
Helen Pidd
Guardian
Don't expect to read a better sports book this year. Funny, serious, quirky, hard hitting.
Brendan Gallagher Quirky, insightful, soulful. Could be subtitled 'cyclists are odd - discuss'
Matt Dickinson ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for On the Road Bike: The Search For a Nation’s Cycling Soul (Yellow Jersey Cycling Classics)


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