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- Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 15.99
Eddy Merckx is to cycling what Muhammad Ali is to boxing or Pele to soccer: simply the best there has ever been. Merckx amassed an astonishing 445 victories. Lance Armstrong, by comparison, managed fewer than 100. Merckx didn?t just beat his opponents; he crushed them. But his triumphs only tell half a story that includes horrific... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2013; US$ 9.99
The Tour de France is one of the most prestigious and physically challenging sporting events in the world and is the jewel in professional cyclings crown.This pocket-sized miscellany is packed with the Tours most memorable moments, with curious facts, amazing anecdotes and intriguing statistics from over a century of unforgettable racing. more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2004; US$ 13.00
A few years ago, the closest Mike Magnuson thought he would get to participating in a sporting event was sitting in the local bar, slamming pitchers of beer and watching the NFL playoffs on TV. He was thirty-eight years old, smoked a pack a day, drank a case or two of beer a week, and carried 250 pounds of weight on his five-foot-ten-inch frame. Getting... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2006; US$ 14.99
When Edward decided to cycle around Ireland, he was enchanted by prehistoric fortresses, rugged landscapes, and landladies who insisted on washing his shirts. He takes readers with him on a ride up the west coast, eating fresh fish and enormous breakfasts along the way, and stopping to chat to peat-cutters, fishermen, tourists and a matchmaker. more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.00
At the turn of the 20th century, hundreds of handsome, lightning-fast racers won the hearts and minds of a bicycling-crazed public. Scientists studied them, newspapers glorified them, and millions of dollars in purse money was awarded to them. Major Taylor aimed to be the fastest of them all. A prominent black man at a time when such a thing was deemed... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 65.00
This book provides the definitive economic study of the global motorsport industry. Drawing on a decade of research, and interviews with top industry executives and international commentators, the global grid of motorsport is analyzed and the world's national motorsport industries benchmarked. Motorsport Going Global concludes on scenarios for the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 99.95
How can the social sciences help us to understand the past, present and potential futures of cycling? This timely international and interdisciplinary collection addresses this question, discussing shifts in cycling practices and attitudes, and opening up important critical spaces for thinking about the prospects for cycling. more...