Cycling's vast history is a fascinating mix of gripping sporting moments, inspired pursuits, and a whole host of heroes, hellions, and legend-makers.
A Ride Through the Greatest Cycling Storiesbrings together the most important, memorable, and intriguing moments of cycling's illustrious past.
From the death of the great Fausto Coppi through to the dominance of Sir Bradley Wiggins and the intrepid pursuits of iconic cyclists on the peaks of the Tour de France, cycling historian Giles Belbin brings together the most important, memorable, and intriguing moments of the sport's illustrious past.
With striking illustrations throughout, each inspired by the stories told, this is a sporting treasure trove of human virtue, vice and cycling trivia.
GILES BELBINis a cycling historian. His work has been published inProcyling,Australia's Ride Cycling Review, theIndependentandGuardianonline. Giles reported on all of the cycling events at London 2012 for the Olympic News Service. His first cycling bookMountain Kingswas published in 2013. Giles lives in the UK.