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The evolution of American bicycle racing

Author: Lou Dzierzak
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : FalconGuides, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Lou Dzierzak explains how key races and landmark events brought American cyclists out of obscurity and made them internationally dominating competitors. Six-day races, road racing, track racing, and legendary cycling performances at home and abroadthe significant events in the history of American cycling come alive within these pages.--Publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lou Dzierzak
ISBN: 9780762739011 0762739010
OCLC Number: 159822195
Description: x, 243 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Bicycle racing's first stars --
Champions of the road --
The new professionals --
The rise of sponsorship --
Olympic dreams lost and found --
America's growing competitiveness --
Turning pro --
The Lance Armstrong era --
Racing in the new millennium.
Responsibility: Lou Dzierzak.
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Documents the glories and disappointments of American cycling. This book includes discussions on road, track, and six-day racing, the rise of BMX and mountain biking, profiles of some of the sport's  Read more...

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