Cycling Book of the Year 2019

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    The Tour According to G

    For years Geraint Thomas appeared blessed with extraordinary talent but jinxed at the greatest bike race in the world: twice an Olympic gold medallist on the track, Commonwealth champion, yet at the Tour de France a victim of crashes, bad luck and his …

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    The Ronde

    The Tour of Flanders – known as the Ronde – is the biggest one-day bike race in the world. It is a potent mix of grit, passion, steep climbs, narrow roads, beer and brutal weather. The Ronde tells the history of the Tour of Flanders but also explores t …

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    Sunday in Hell

    In 1976 the celebrated Danish film director, Jørgen Leth, embarked on an ambitious project to capture the spirit of the Paris-Roubaix Classic, a spectacular and cruel one-day race. The resulting film, A Sunday in Hell, has become the most admired cycli …

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    My World

    From 2015 to 2017, Peter Sagan achieved the seemingly impossible: he won three road race World Championships in a row, ensuring his entry into the history books as one of the greatest riders of all time. But to look at Peter’s record in isolation is to …

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    Full Gas

    How do you win a bike race? How do you cope with crosswinds, cobbles, elbows-out sprints, weaving your way through a teeming peloton? Why are steady nerves one of the best weapons in a rider’s arsenal and breakaway artists to be revered? Peter Cossins …

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    Around the World In 80 Days

    Covering more than 18,000 miles and cycling through some of the harshest conditions on earth, Around The World in 80 Days is the inspiring story of one man’s record-breaking cycle around the world, one which redefines the limits of human endurance. Rea …

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