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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99
Take an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to create a world-class cyclist. James Witts invites you into the world of marginal gains to discover the innovative training techniques, nutrition strategies and cutting-edge gear that are giving today's elite cyclists the competitive advantage. Find out why Formula One telemetry is key... more...
- Velodrome Publishing 2016; US$ 9.95
REVIEWS This is unquestionably the finest book ever written on the subject of cycling, bar none. the combination of the late Geoffrey Nicholson's (he died in 1999) observations, coupled with an impeccable writing style, make ?the great bike race? almost a complete education in and of itself " — The Washing-Machine Post more...
- Profile Books 2017; US$ 17.31
There are things he does alone, and things that he alone does. Jacques Anquetil was a cyclist with an aristocratic demeanor and a relaxed attitude to rules and morals. His womanising and frank admissions of doping appalled 1960s French society, even as his five Tour de France wins enthralled it. Paul Fournel was besotted with him from the start... more...
- Profile Books 2017; US$ 17.31
Jacques Anquetil was arrogant and iconoclastic, with a relaxed attitude to rules - including those about drugs - and morals. His womanising appalled conservative French society, even as his five Tour de France wins enthralled it. But Paul Fournel always preferred him to his great rival, working-class hero Raymond Poulidor, and followed Anquetil's... more...
- Profile Books 2017; US$ 13.31
It's time we all stopped whining and learned a thing or two from The Toughest Cyclists Ever. Including: Stephen Roche , whose cure for exhaustion was to go up a gear and fight harder, all the way to the ambulance. Eddy Merckx , who hurt himself so badly in breaking the Hour record that, he estimated, he shortened his career by a year. Beryl Burton... more...
- Pavilion Books 2016; US$ 17.99
Cycling is hugely popular nowadays. Since 2003 more than 100 million bikes have been produced each year, more than twice the amount of cars. And in 2011, more than 741,000 people cycled to work, an increase of 90,000 from 2001. The Splendid Book of the Bicycle is a wide-ranging celebration of the bicycle and cycling, incorporating social history, sport... more...
- Crowood 2016; US$ 17.99
According to the website of The Velominati, the self-professed Keepers of the Cog, the optimal number of bikes owned is n + 1, where n is the number of bikes owned. But there's also an important corollary, s-1, where s is the number of bikes that will cause your wife or partner to leave you.' Into the Suffersphere: Cycling and the Art of Pain is a... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 12.99
The Giro d'Italia is the cooler, tougher brother of the Tour de France. First staged in 1909, and only pausing for two World Wars, its hundredth edition takes place in 2017. Inspired by L'Auto 's improved circulation figures after establishing France's Grand Tour, the Gazzetta dello Sport saw an opportunity to outdo its rival paper, the Corriere... more...