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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
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
What are cycling books?
Cycling books are ideal for whiling away the hours that you aren’t riding your bike, cleaning your bike, mending your bike or researching cycling champions.
Who needs a cycling book?
Anyone who wants to learn more about riding your bike, cleaning your bike, mending your bike or researching cycling champions. A cycling book is a great gift idea for the keen cyclist, although they will probably be more interested in the pictures.
What are the choices?
There’s a whole library out there waiting to be explored. From books on bike maintenance to the autobiography of a certain disgraced Texan, the choice is anything but marginal.
What should I buy with it?
If you like reading about cycling, you might enjoy watching cycling too – why not try one of our DVDs. Perhaps while putting in the miles on your turbo trainer?
In an age of electronic book devices, there’s still something magical about a crisp, new book filled with pages of unknown delights.
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