Mapping Le Tour: The Unofficial History of All 100 Tour de France Races

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9780007509782: Mapping Le Tour: The Unofficial History of All 100 Tour de France Races

Celebrate the 100th year of Tour de France with a complete guide including details of the 2013 race  With a map of each edition of the Tour de France, along with photographs, text on the history of the race, and lists of the stages, winners, and key statistics, this guide is essential for any cycling fan. Each Tour de France race map is accompanied by statistics, including race and stage distances, highest point, number of starters and finishers, average speed, and jersey winners. Twenty of Le Tour's iconic locations—many of which have featured in the Etape du Tour—are put under the spotlight, and an extended section on the 2013 race is included, with detailed maps and statistics on each of this year's stages.

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Ellis Bacon is the former deputy editor of Procycling magazine, and has written extensively for Cycle Sport and Cycling Weekly. He is also the coeditor of The Cycling Anthology and the author of World's Ultimate Cycling Races.

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"Mapping Le Tour is chock full of stories and beautiful pictures of the last century of this great race." BBC Radio 5Live "In a year that has seen an abundance of new Tour books hitting the bookshop shelves ... Mapping Le Tour is, without the shadow of a doubt, my favourite." podiumcafe.com "Mapping Le Tour is a fascinating document of the Tour de France, underpinned by Ellis Bacon's lively and entertaining text, stacks of essential stats and, of course, those full scale maps and excellent photographs." Wheelsuckers "a beautifully illustrated biography of the race" Living France

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Published by HarperCollins UK (2013)
ISBN 10: 0007509782 ISBN 13: 9780007509782
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