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Cycling Anthology: Volume Three

by Lionel Birnie

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    $22.59
PUBLISHED: 5th June 2014
ISBN: 9780224092456
ANNOTATION:
Ned Boulting goes behind the scenes at the 2013 Tour de France to get to know the second British winner in two years, Chris Froome; Between them, they've covered hundreds of Tours de France and written dozens of excellent books and some have even ridden the Tour.
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  • Paperback
    $22.59
PUBLISHED: 5th June 2014
ISBN: 9780224092456
ANNOTATION:
Ned Boulting goes behind the scenes at the 2013 Tour de France to get to know the second British winner in two years, Chris Froome; Between them, they've covered hundreds of Tours de France and written dozens of excellent books and some have even ridden the Tour.

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Ned Boulting goes behind the scenes at the 2013 Tour de France to get to know the second British winner in two years, Chris Froome;

Between them, they've covered hundreds of Tours de France and written dozens of excellent books and some have even ridden the Tour.

Publisher Description

Professional cycling is a rich, dynamic and often controversial sport that lends itself to great writing. Some of the most famous and illustrious races were founded by newspapermen and The Cycling Anthology continues this tradition by bringing together the best in the business. Volume Three features original and exclusive pieces by leading cycling writers. Ned Boulting goes behind the scenes at the 2013 Tour de France to get to know the second British winner in two years, Chris Froome; Richard Moore tells the story of Marianne Martin, winner of the first women's Tour de France; Lionel Birnie recounts the story of the Tour of Britian through the prism of the 2013 edition; Jeremy Whittle assess how the aftermath of Lance Armstrong's sensational confession affected Team Sky; and many more. Between them, they've covered hundreds of Tours de France and written dozens of excellent books and some have even ridden the Tour. Here, their work is showcased together.

Author Biography

Lionel Birnie is a journalist, author and publisher who specialises in cycling. He is the freelance cycling correspondent for The Sunday Times and writes for Cycle Sport and Cycling Weekly, two of Britain's leading cycling magazines. Ellis Bacon is one of Britain's most experienced cycling journalists. He is the former deputy editor of Procycling magazine, and has written extensively for Cycling Weekly and Cycle Sport.

Review

A pleasure to read ... packed with a variety of subject and rich prose The Inner Ring Professional pro cycling journalism for grown ups. These are the kind of stories that you may have wondered at, but don't often get to see in this detail Road.cc

Review Text

"Professional pro cycling journalism for grown ups. These are the kind of stories that you may have wondered at, but don't often get to see in this detail"

Promotional "Headline"

Volume Three of The Cycling Anthology, a collection of the best writing on cycling by some of the sport's leading writers. Includes essays by Ned Boulting, Jeremy Whittle and Richard Moore.

Product Details

Author
Lionel Birnie
Year
2014
ISBN-10
0224092456
ISBN-13
9780224092456
Media
Book
Publication Date
2014-06-05
Pages
272
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Format
Paperback
Edited by
Lionel Birnie
Subtitle
Volume Three (3/5)
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade