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- Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 5.82
Going the Distance is the compelling saga of George Thomas' quest to prove himself physically and emotionally after a car accident left him with life-threatening epileptic seizures. The story is told vividly through Thomas' eyes as he pedals 2,911 miles in the bicycle Race Across America. As he battles stifling temperatures, grueling climbs, relentless... more...
- Crowood 2013; US$ 14.57
Cycle Road Racing provides a practical and instructional guide for those entering into cycle road racing, and those improving their performance. It covers the latest developments in racing and cycle technology, and guides the reader through all stages of racing, from setting up the bike correctly to race day itself.The book includes material on:... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 35.00
The pentathlon, comprising competition in the discus, javelin, long jump, sprint, and wrestling, was hailed as the ultimate test of athletic versatility and remained a staple of the ancient Greek Olympic Games, Crown Games and Pan-Hellenic festivals for 1,200 years. Still, there is little scholarly consensus over many major aspects of the event. This... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 60.95
This book analyses the Tour de France over its long history both as France's most prestigious and famous sporting event and as a European and, increasingly, a world cycling competition. This study provides interdisciplinary and varied perspectives on the sporting, cultural, social, economic and political significance of the Tour within and outside... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Lance Armstrong's War is the extraordinary story of greatness pushed to its limits; a vivid, behind-the-scenes portrait of perhaps the most accomplished athlete of our time as he vies for a historic sixth straight victory in the toughest sporting event on the planet. It is the true story of a superlative sports figure fighting on all fronts?made... more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 16.99
A plain-English guide to the world's most famous-and grueling-bicycle race Featuring eight-pages of full-color photos from recent Tour de France races, this easy-to-follow, entertaining guide demystifies the history, strategy, rules, techniques, equipment, and competitors in what is arguably the most grueling and intriguing multiday, multistage sporting... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 24.95
For eight years, the Tour de France, arguably the world?s most demanding athletic competition, was ruled by two men: Lance Armstrong and Floyd Landis. On the surface, they were feature players in one of the great sporting stories of the age?American riders overcoming tremendous odds to dominate a sport that held little previous interest for their countrymen.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 18.95
Everything you need to know about road cycling and road racing The Complete Book of Road Cycling and Racing provides you with advanced guidance on all aspects of the sport, including choosing bikes and equipment; fitness, training and nutrition; bike maintenance; riding skills; racing tactics; and more. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 19.99
Shaping up for a triathlon is serious business. Triathlon Training For Dummies is packed with insider tips and proven methods for training for a triathlon and pumping yourself into the best possible shape by race day. It helps you find the motivation you need to stick to your program, eat better to maximize your energy, and prevent injures both before... more...