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Tour de France for dummies

Author: Phil Liggett; James Raia; Sammarye Lewis
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Pub., ©2005.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A plain-English guide to the world's most famous-and grueling-bicycle race Featuring eight-pages of full-color photos from recent Tour de France races, this easy-to-follow, entertaining guide demystifies the history, strategy, rules, techniques, equipment, and competitors in what is arguably the most grueling and intriguing multiday, multistage sporting event in the world. Cowritten by the most popular  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Liggett; James Raia; Sammarye Lewis
ISBN: 0764584499 9780764584497
OCLC Number: 60883088
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 261 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
A bicycle race unlike any other. Answering all your Tour questions --
Understand the Tour de France race routes --
The races within the race --
How the race is run and won. It's all about the team --
More Tour rules than you ever want to know --
Understanding race strategies --
Loving the ride: a man and his bike. Who are these guys and how do they do it? --
Spending a day in the life of a rider --
Having the best equipment in the bunch --
Watching the race. Perfecting the art of spectating from home --
Going to the Tour: a brief guide --
The part of tens. Ten greatest riders in Tour history --
The ten most important Tours in history --
Ten unique Tour de Francde statistics --
Ten dramatic Tour de France moments --
Ten great Tour climbs and mountaintops --
Ten other important races.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: Phil Liggett, James Raia, Sammarye Lewis ; foreword by Lance Armstrong.
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