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  Geoffrey Wheatcroft's hugely entertaining and well researched history of the Tour de France is already established as the definitive account of cycling's greatest event. Since the book was last published in , much has changed. Bradley Wiggins' historic victory in - the first Briton ever to secure the yellow jersey - brought him a knighthood and garnered more interest in the race than /5(3).   The Tour de France, historically, is not lacking in characters and memorable escapades, which has made it both famous and infamous. My opinion is that Mr. Wheatcroft is just boring, perhaps better suited to write about Franco gastronomic specialties, which in this book he passionatly mentions from time to time, rather than the excitment of the /5(16).   He is the coauthor (with Serge Laget) of Carlton Books' best-selling Official Treasures of the Tour de France. He lives in Tonbridge, in Kent, a short hop from France. Andy McGrath is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly and Cycle Sport magazines. He has covered the Tour de France, Tour of Italy, and the sport's big one-day Classics/5(30). The Story of the Tour de France, Volume 2: How a Newspaper Promotion Became the Greatest Sporting Event in the World by Bill McGann and Carol McGann | out of 5 stars 2.

  The Tour de France’s most famous peak is the focus of this book, which includes conversations with former yellow jersey wearers Lance Armstrong and . All historical information of the Tour de France. Route Edition Riding Into The Future Tour Culture news grands départs key figures sporting stakes the jerseys security history photos & videos partners. News Edition.   Amazing documentary film 'Le Ride' follows Phil Keoghan and Ben Cornell as they tackle the route of the Tour de France on bikes - Watch the .   Le Tour de France is a celebration of one of the world's most famed annual events. Generally considered to be the greatest test of endurance in the sporting world, the Tour de France covers more than 2, miles in just over three weeks, climbing high into both the Alps and Pyrenees on a journey around France and briefly into neighbouring countries before ending on Paris' infamous Reviews:

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