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The Ascent : Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling's Golden Generation.

Author: Barry Ryan
Publisher: Dublin : Gill Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Ascent tells the story of how Sean Kelly and Stephen Roche, two young men from Ireland, a cycling backwater, emerged from obscure beginnings to dominate professional cycling in the 1980s. Publication coincides with the 30th anniversary of Stephen Roche's golden year, when he won the Giro d'Italia, Tour de France and World Championships.
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Ryan, Barry.
Ascent : Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling's Golden Generation.
Dublin : Gill Books, ©2017
Named Person: Sean Kelly; Stephen Roche; Sean Kelly; Stephen Roche
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Ryan
ISBN: 9780717180257 0717180255
OCLC Number: 1005616602
Description: 1 online resource (215 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Contents; Prologue; 1: The Munich Bother; 2: Mamore and All That; 3: Big Game; 4: Among Royalty; 5: Wonder Boy; 6: How to Win Friends and Influence People; 7: Promenade des Irlandais; 8: The Road to Los Angeles; 9: The Evangelist; 10: Summit Meeting; 11: A Sort of Homecoming; 12: Sappada; 13: Stephen Hero; 14: More Pricks Than Kicks; 15: The Fab Four and the Fifth Beatle; 16: A Little Cloud; 17: Kitchen Sink Drama; 18: Rider on the Storm; 19: Pills, Drugs and Medicine; 20: The Last Hurrah; 21: Château de Dublin; 22: The Book of Evidence; 23: Corridors of Power; Epilogue Select BibliographyAcknowledgements; Illustrations; Copyright; About the Author; About Gill Books

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