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The Cycling Anthology: Volume Five

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Description for The Cycling Anthology: Volume Five Paperback. Professional cycling is a rich, dynamic and often controversial sport that lends itself to great writing. As World War One is commemorated across the globe, this book looks at cycling's war heroes and the role the bicycle played in WWI. It also examines how the Tour de France became the international event it is today. Editor(s): Bacon, Ellis; Birnie, Lionel. Num Pages: 224 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: WSQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 178 x 118 x 14. Weight in Grams: 118.

Professional cycling is a rich, dynamic and often controversial sport that lends itself to great writing. Some of the most famous and illustrious races were founded by newspapermen and The Cycling Anthology continues this tradition by bringing together the best in the business.

Volume Five is an eclectic mix of stories old and new:

As World War One is commemorated acros the globe, Brendan Gallagher looks at cycling's war heroes and the role the bicycle played in WWI.

Jeremy Whittle goes in search of panache - why you don't always have to be a winner ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Yellow Jersey Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780224092425
SKU
V9780224092425
Shipping Time
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99-4

About Ellis Bacon
Andy McGrath is a freelance journalist and the former editor of Rouleur magazine. Having previously worked at Cycling Weekly and Cycle Sport, he has also written on cycling for the Guardian and Financial Times. He is the co-author of The Official Treasure of the Tour de France and the author of Tom Simpson: Bird on the Wire, which won the ... Read more

Reviews for The Cycling Anthology: Volume Five
Almost timeless… The book [will be] just as relevant and readable in years to come… A worthy addition to this well-proven series of eclectic and well-written stories
Cycling World
Insightful and easily-digested collection of cycling stories covering a wide range of topics
Mike Stead
Road

Goodreads reviews for The Cycling Anthology: Volume Five


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