On the Road Bike: The Search for a Nation's Cycling Soul

On the Road Bike: The Search for a Nation's Cycling Soul

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Paperback, Random House UK, 2014, ISBN13 9780224092098, ISBN10 022409209X
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ON THE ROAD BIKE

An amusing and personal exploration of the austere, nutty soul of British cycling from Ned Boulting, the author of "How I Won The Yellow Jumper."

Ned Boulting has noticed something aboutbikes. They're everywhere. And so are their riders. Some of these riders seem to be sporting sideburns and a few of them are winning things. Big things. Now Ned wants to know how on earth it came to this. And what, exactly, is "this." Here, Ned Boulting asks how Britain became so obsessed with cycling. Ned s search puts him in contact with some of the wonderful and wonderfully idiosyncratic people who have contributed to this nation s two-wheeled history. It's a journey that takes him from the velodrome at Herne Hill to the Tour of Britain at Stoke-on-Trent via Bradley Wiggins, Chris Boardman, David Millar (and David's mum), Ken Livingstone, both Tommy Godwins, Gary Kemp (yes, him from Spandau Ballet) and many, many more. The result is an amusing and personal exploration of the austere, nutty soul of British cycling."

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Number of Pages: 322
Number in Series: 1
Original Languages: English
Author: Boulting, Ned
Series Title: Yellow Jersey Cycling Classics
Book Format: Paperback
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
ISBN-13: 9780224092098
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 5.25 x 8.00 x 1.00 Inches
ISBN-10: 022409209X
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