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Born to Ride
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Stephen Roche
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-07 - Publisher: Random House

In 1987, Irish cycling legend Stephen Roche had an extraordinary year – the year to end all years. June 1987: Winner of the Giro d’Italia July 1987: Secured the yellow jersey at the Tour De France September 1987: Victory at the World Cycling Championships in Austria By winning the Giro
Ultimate Etapes
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Peter Cossins
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-03 - Publisher: Aurum

Ultimate Étapes is the essential guide to cycling the very best routes in Europe. From the epic ascent of the Stelvio to the windswept coastline of the Netherlands’ North Sea, by way of the cobbles of Flanders and Italy’s Strade Bianche, Peter Cossins has created a guide to the stages
Alpe d'Huez
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Peter Cossins
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-28 - Publisher: Aurum

It has been called the Tour de France’s ‘Hollywood climb’, and there is no doubt that Alpe d’Huez has played a starring role in cycling’s history since its first encounter with the sport back in 1952 when the legendary Fausto Coppi triumphed on the summit. Re-introduced to the Tour in
The Ascent
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Barry Ryan
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-22 - Publisher: Gill & Macmillan Ltd

Barry Ryan is European Editor at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and other events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is from Glanworth in County Cork.
How the Race Was Won
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Peter Cossins
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-27 - Publisher: VeloPress

Great cyclists are born, but winning cyclists are made by the brains of their managers. The craft of racing requires a non-stop obsession with detail: watching rivals, judging the strength of a break, knowing the course, and picking the right moment to seize a fleeting opportunity and turn it into