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  1. Emesskay Emesskay says:

    The First Tour de France eBook é Tour de Epub à first pdf, tour download, france epub, The First free, Tour de book, First Tour de download, The First Tour de France KindleI was reading this book as the 2017 Tour de France was happening It was interesting to look at the contrast between the first riders of the event their bikes were heavy they wore wool or cotton clothing they rode ridiculous distances stages typically between 400 and 500 KM they rode day and night with no lighting on mostly dirt roads and contrast it today's riders in their Lycra skinsuits and their super lightweig


  2. Nick Penzenstadler Nick Penzenstadler says:

    The First Tour de France eBook é Tour de Epub à first pdf, tour download, france epub, The First free, Tour de book, First Tour de download, The First Tour de France KindleA must read for Tour fans Probably a little heftier than needed but good details from the event that started everything Vive le Tour


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    The First Tour de France eBook é Tour de Epub à first pdf, tour download, france epub, The First free, Tour de book, First Tour de download, The First Tour de France KindleThis is a wonderful book While I follow the Tour every year and thus am a natural audience for this book I think even a casual observer of the tour can enjoy it It’s impeccably researched by the author Peter Cossins and writ


  4. Judith Siers-Poisson Judith Siers-Poisson says:

    The First Tour de France eBook é Tour de Epub à first pdf, tour download, france epub, The First free, Tour de book, First Tour de download, The First Tour de France KindleI am not a fan of the Tour de France but I loved this book Cossins does an excellent job of placing the race in the cultural economic and social context of Belle Epoue France as well as making the characters both on and off the route memorable and intriguing A really fun and interesting read


  5. Michael Michael says:

    The First Tour de France eBook é Tour de Epub à first pdf, tour download, france epub, The First free, Tour de book, First Tour de download, The First Tour de France KindleI found this on the new book shelf at the public library To me the dust cover design didn't much suggest a newly published book and I have read enough books with a Tour de France theme that I took this home thinking I would give it 25 pages with the expectation that it wouldn't engage my attentionBut it did this focused look at the first instance of the Tour de France and how it came to happen drew me in A good book about professional bicycle racing successfully combines description of the context of the race enough but not too much about the significant riders and a narrative description of the race itself and that's what is I found hereFrom reading this and having read other books about the Tour I came away with a better understanding of just how much the structure and rules of the Tour de France have changed over the


  6. Tony Zale Tony Zale says:

    The First Tour de France eBook é Tour de Epub à first pdf, tour download, france epub, The First free, Tour de book, First Tour de download, The First Tour de France KindleProfessional cycling's premier event is the Tour de France and The First Tour de France provides a comprehensive look at turn of the century biking and the birth of the race Though the modern bicycle was still relatively new there were already a million bikes in France by the early 20th century and racing was a popular public entertainment Spectators crowded stands to watch track racing and lined the roads for point to point races The Tour aspired to be than just another race though Newspaper editor Henri Desgrange envisioned it as a means of boosting French patriotism


  7. Eli Eli says:

    The First Tour de France eBook é Tour de Epub à first pdf, tour download, france epub, The First free, Tour de book, First Tour de download, The First Tour de France KindleI received this book for free through this site's giveaway programCall it 35 stars rounded down to 3 on account


  8. Peter Peter says:

    The First Tour de France eBook é Tour de Epub à first pdf, tour download, france epub, The First free, Tour de book, First Tour de download, The First Tour de France KindleHistorian Peter Cossins’ book The First Tour De France is the story of 1903’s first version of that Sporting Event Cossins according to Penguin Publishing’s website has been writing about cycling since 1993 In an interview with Feargal McKay of Sports Blog Nation from July of 2017 Cossins says he was struck when researching for The First Tour De France even through “race may have been 114 years ago and can seem like ancient history but in many ways it was the same race then as it is now” I agree with the Goodreads reviewer Nick Penzenstadler that The First Tour De France is “probably a little heftier than needed” In some way the


  9. David Campbell David Campbell says:

    The First Tour de France eBook é Tour de Epub à first pdf, tour download, france epub, The First free, Tour de book, First Tour de download, The First Tour de France KindleBritish freelance cycling journalist Peter Cossins’s nuts and bolts history of the inaugural 1903 Tour de France and its national and inter


  10. JBP JBP says:

    The First Tour de France eBook é Tour de Epub à first pdf, tour download, france epub, The First free, Tour de book, First Tour de download, The First Tour de France KindleThe main thing I learned about cycling in general after reading this book about the creation of the Tour de France and running its first race in 1903 Cyclists have been cheating and bending the rules since day one The doping they get busted for now Just one form of them trying to get around the rules The other thing that struct me was what an absolute ordeal it was for these early racers with low tech bikes terrible roads zero emphasis on training and nutrition These guys were tough as nails that's for sure


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