Cycling Book of the Year

  • TheRacer

    Winner
    The Racer by David Millar

    David Millar offers us a unique insight into the mind of a professional cyclist during his last year before retirement. Over the course of a season on the World Tour, Millar puts us in touch with the sights, smells and sounds of the sport. It is a love …

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  • 9780593074473

    Shortlisted
    To Hell on a Bike by Iain MacGregor

    Paris-Roubaix, the toughest race in cycling, and one amateur’s attempt to survive ‘The Hell of the North’. ‘Paris-Roubaix is the best race in the world and knocks spots off the Tour de France.’ Sir Bradley Wiggins. Paris-Roubaix. The Hell of the North. …

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  • 9781784296360

    Shortlisted
    The World of Cycling According to G by Geraint Thomas

    Saddle up as double Olympic gold medallist and multiple world champion Geraint Thomas gives a warts and all insight into life as a pro cyclist. G reveals cycling’s clandestine codes and secret stories, tales from the peloton, insight into characters li …

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  • 9780593073964

    Shortlisted
    The Yellow Jersey Club by Edward Pickering

    A fascinating exploration into the psychology and physiology of Tour de France champions by one of cycling’s most perceptive writers. The Yellow Jersey Club contains just twenty-six living members. To become one of this exclusive number requires comple …

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  • BernardHinault

    Shortlisted
    Bernard Hinault & the Fall & Rise of French Cycling by William Fotheringham

    Bernard Hinault is one of the greatest cyclists of all time. In Bernard Hinault and the Fall and Rise of French Cycling, William Fotheringham finally gets to the bottom of this fascinating character and explores the reasons why the nation that consider …

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  • AlpeDHuez

    Shortlisted
    Alpe D’Huez: Cycling’s Greatest Climb by Peter Cossins

    In Alpe d’Huez, veteran cycling journalist Peter Cossins reveals the triumphs, passion and despair behind the great exploits on the Alpe and discloses the untold details that have led to the mountain becoming as important to the Tour as the race is to …

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