Peter Cossins, Isabel Best, Chris Sidwells

Le Tour 100 - The Definitive History of the World's Greatest Race

(First Published)

Main Details
Author Peter Cossins
Author Isabel Best
Author Chris Sidwells
Author Clare Griffith
Foreword by Bernard Hinault
Preface by Stephen Roche
Imprint Cassell Illustrated
Publisher Octopus Publishing Group Limited
Editorial Director Trevor Davies
Deputy Art Director Yasia Williams-Leedham
Senior Editor/Director Leanne Bryan
Research & Data Manager Giulia Hetherington
Production Director/Manager Peter Hunt
About/Subject Cycling
First Published
Identifying Codes
ISBN 13 978-1-84403-723-0
Barcode 9 781844 037230
Price £25
Format Hardback
Publication Location London
Page Count 285 pages
Font Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk
Language English
(H × W × D)
Chapters Le Tour de France: the people's race (Foreword by Bernard Hinault)
Le Tour de France: cycling's biggest race (Preface by Stephen Roche)
'We run on dynamite': the men who made the Tour
The 100 greatest stages:
- The first years of the Tour 1903-1914
- The 'dynamite' years 1919-1929
- Pre WWII 1930-193
- The Louison Bobet, Matre Jacques and Eddy Merckx years 1947-1975
- The Bernard Hinault years - the last champion of the old school 1976-1988
- The Miguel Indurain phenomenon 1989-1995
- The Lance Armstrong era 1996-2005
- The Tour today 2006-2013
The atlas of 100 Tours
Picture credits and acknowledgements


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