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Put me back on my bike : in search of Tom Simpson

Author: William Fotheringham
Publisher: London : Yellow Jersey, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an evaluation of the life and tragic death of the cyclist Tom Simpson, Olympic medallist, world champion and the first Briton to wear the fabled yellow jersey of the Tour de France. Despite admitting to using banned drugs and being accused of fixing races, he inspired awe and affection.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Tommy Simpson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Fotheringham
ISBN: 0224061860 9780224061865
OCLC Number: 49239851
Description: 288 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color)
Responsibility: William Fotheringham.

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This is an evaluation of the life and tragic death of the cyclist Tom Simpson, Olympic medallist, world champion and the first Briton to wear the fabled yellow jersey of the Tour de France. Despite  Read more...

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The book the cycling world has been waiting for. A definitive account of the life of Britain's greatest cyclist - Tom Simpson.

 
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