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To hell on a bike : riding Paris-Roubaix : the toughest race in cycling

Author: Iain MacGregor
Publisher: London : Bantam Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Hell of the North. More than 250 kilometres across dusty or muddy roads, much of it puncture-inducing and bone-breaking cobblestones. Even professional riders blanche at the very mention of it. Tour de France winners (with the notable exception of Wiggins in 2014) make their excuses from it. So why on earth would an amateur even dare to attempt it? In To Hell on a Bike, Iain MacGregor does just that and as he  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version
Named Person: Iain MacGregor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iain MacGregor
ISBN: 9780593074473 0593074475
OCLC Number: 909189176
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Iain MacGregor.

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Tour de France winners (with the notable exception of Wiggins in 2014) make their excuses from it. So why on earth would an amateur even dare to attempt it? This book explores the history and  Read more...

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"I have been acquainted with Mr. MacGregor for many years and know him to be of unsound mind. When he said he was tackling the 'Hell of the North', I should have guessed that didn't mean going home Read more...

 
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