Le Tour de France 100: The Official Treasures (Hardcover)

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Happy 100th race, Tour de France The deluxe Official Treasures series celebrates the grand occasion with a brand-new boxed edition. It gives fans of this 2,200-mile event--considered the greatest test of endurance in the sporting world an authoritative account of each major era up to and including the 2012 Tour, plus 40 items of historic memorabilia packaged into six folders. The removable facsimiles include souvenir brochures, period newspapers, posters, stickers, and postcards and correspondence from leading cyclists.

About the Author


Serge Laget was eight years old when, on vacation in the South of France, he watched the Tour de France go by. He was hooked and has followed the Tour ever since, covering it as a journalist for L'Equipe since 1987. He has written many books on cycling, including Le Cyclisme, La Saga du Tour de France, and La Belle Epoque du Cyclisme. He lives in Paris. Luke Edwardes-Evans is a freelance sports writer who regularly contributes articles to Cycling Weekly magazine and is the author of two Tour de France guides. He lives in the south of England, and had the rare pleasure of watching the 2007 Tour go within a few miles of his home.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781780972664
ISBN-10: 1780972660
Publisher: Carlton Publishing Group
Publication Date: May 7th, 2013
Pages: 96
Language: English