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Cyclings Golden Age takes us inside the worlds largest collection of cycling memorabilia with an intimate look at one of the sports most memorable eras, 1946-1967. From the commanding victories of Fausto Coppi to the rise of Jacques Anquetil, the Horton Collection boasts never-before-published photographs and countless jerseys, trophies, posters, and other artifacts. Cycling historian Owen Mulholland weaves it all together with the tales of each rider, their admirable feats, and the nostalgia of each item in the collection

This unprecedented collection of over 400 cycling artefacts and photographs brings to life one of the sport|s most memorable eras, 1946-1967 - from Fausto Coppi to Jacques Anquetil

Foreword by cycling legend Eddy Merckx, who was inspired by the riders of Cycling|s Golden Age and went on to become arguably the greatest cyclist in history

Features never-before-published photographs of unforgettable cycling heroes like Fausto Coppi, Hugo Kobet, Charly Gaul and Jacques Anquetil

Vintage posters, trophies, and race-worn jerseys chronicle the evolution of the sport and its most important moments. The Horton Collection is known worldwide as the largest, richest collection of cycling items

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Owen Mulholland ... has the rare talent of making his copy both informative and entertaining, which makes it hard to put the book down. Lightweight News

The images are first class and sit perfectly alongside the excellent text of the author. For both those who followed cycling through this period and those who missed out on it the look and feel of the era are beautifully captured in this book, especially if you let your eye wander to the background details. Lightweight News




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