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Gironimo! : riding the very terrible 1914 Tour of Italy

Author: Tim Moore
Publisher: Rearsby, Leicester : WF Howes Ltd, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the eve of the Giro d'Italia's 100th anniversary, Tim Moore sets out to cycle the route of the first race, all 3,262 km of it. On a 100-year-old bike that he built himself. Fuelled by Chianti, wearing period leather goggles and a woollen cycling shirt, and with the winner of the 1914 Giro's diary as his trusty companion, Tim sets off to tell the story of this historic race, as well as the travails of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Tim Moore; Tim Moore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Moore
ISBN: 9781471275043 1471275043
OCLC Number: 894314757
Notes: Originally published: London: Yellow Jersey Press.
Published by W.F. Howes under the Clipper imprint.
Description: 425 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Tim Moore.

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On the eve of the Giro d'Italia's 100th anniversary, Tim Moore sets out to cycle the route of the first race, all 3,262 km of it. On a 100-year-old bike that he built himself. Fuelled by Chianti, wearing period leather goggles and a woollen cycling shirt, and with the winner of the 1914 Giro's diary as his trusty companion, Tim sets off to tell the story of this historic race, as well as the travails of a middle-aged man cycling up a lot of mountains on a mainly wooden bicycle.

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