The Official History of the Tour de France

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The Official History of the Tour de France

Luke Edwardes-Evans,Andy McGrath,Serge Laget

Enjoy all the drama of the world’s greatest cycling competition in this brand-new edition of Le Tour de France, which gives an authoritative account of each major era up to and including the 2019 Tour.

Generally considered the greatest test of endurance in sports, the Tour de France covers more than 2,200 miles in just over three weeks, climbing high into both the Alps and Pyrenees before ending on Paris’s iconic Champs-Élysées. This lavish, updated history of the popular event offers brand-new stories, as well as 300 photographs, some dating back to the nineteenth century, and features on the superstars and memorable moments of each era. The images include souvenir brochures, period newspapers, posters, stickers, postcards, and correspondence, along with action shots of all the major stars.

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