About this book
To celebrate the 100th edition and the 110th anniversary of the world's most demanding cycling event, this brand new book comprises an authoritative narrative account of each major era in the sport - up to and including the 2012 Tour. Also includes more than 40 items of facsimile memorabilia from the past 109 years, as well as a DVD with highlights from particularly great tours. *Also appeared in April Buyer's Notes*
Generally considered to be the greatest test of endurance in the sporting world, the Tour de France covers more than 2,200 miles in just over three weeks, climbing high into both the Alps and Pyrenees on a circular journey around France. This title is a celebration of the 100th edition of one of the world's most famed annual events.