Vaaru Cycling Book of the Year 2020

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    The Beast, the Emperor and the Milkman

    A journey through the wild madness of bicycle racing in Flanders. Committed Belgophile and road cycling obsessive Harry Pearson takes you on an expedition across Flanders, through the lumpy horizontal rain and up the elbow juddering cobbled inclines, a …

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    The Grand Tour Diaries 2018/19

    The Cycling Podcast’s second book lifts the curtain on life as as a journalist on the road at the 2018 and 2019 editions of the Giro d’Italia, Women’s Tour, Tour de France and Vuelta a España. In The Grand Tour Diaries, The Cycling Podcast team – Lione …

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    Magic Spanner

    Legendary Eurosport cycling commentator Carlton Kirby shares his tales from the road, taking you behind the scenes of the world’s greatest cycle races. With a candid authority that comes from over 25 years of experience, Magic Spanner is a witty, outra …

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    The Yellow Jersey

    Beautifully produced and packed full of interviews with riders such as Chris Froome, Thomas Voeckler and the oldest living wearer of the Yellow Jersey at 94, Antonin Rolland, The Yellow Jersey is a fitting celebration of the ‘maillot jaune’.

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    Where There’s A Will

    Where There’s A Will: Hope, Grief and Endurance in a Cycle Race Across a Continent is Emily Chappell’s story of transformation into a cross-continental bike racer, pushing the limits of her endurance to win The Transcontinental, a 4,000km unassisted bi …

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    Riding in the Zone Rouge

    The true story of the toughest bicycle race ever staged, the Circuit des Champs de Bataille, which was held in 1919, less than six months after the end of the First World War, and covered 2,000 kilometres. An epic tale of human endurance, suffering and …

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