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

Mapping Le Tour: The Unofficial History of All 100 Tour de France Races #(2020)

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

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

  • Title: Mapping Le Tour: The Unofficial History of All 100 Tour de France Races
  • Author: Ellis Bacon
  • ISBN: 9780007509782
  • Page: 307
  • Format: Hardcover
Mapping Le Tour: The Unofficial History of All 100 Tour de France Races By Ellis Bacon,



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, includingCelebrate 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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Love maps Check Love France Check Love Cycling Check Adorez vous le grand boucle Bien sur This book gives you all you need for a pleasant winter evening or two, perusing the routes of the World s greatest sporting event, and trace all the routes of the race from 1903 to 2014 Never realised how from about five years in when the race was properly established until 1950, the route was always, with variations, literally a tour around the outside of France, with a dip into Paris for the start and fin [...]

This is a reasonable, high level overview of all Tour de France races between 1903 and 2013 Each gets half a page of text with highlights 4 6 short paragraphs , at least one photo, a set of key statistics, and a full page map Some famous locations get their own description, a few photographs get the full spread The book is a good introduction to the history you learn all the big names, the famous anecdotes, you see the race format evolve over the ages but, obviously, a superficial one A decent c [...]

Huge disappointment Two paragraphs about each edition and not very detailed map.

facts that one can handle but interesting


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