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 takes us on to the team buses to hear pro cyclists and directeurs sportifs explain their tactics: from sprinting to summits, from breakaways to bluffing. Full Gas is the essential guide to make sense of all things peloton.

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