French Revolutions

French Revolutions

Cycling the Tour De France

Book - 2001
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A depiction of an inadequate man's attempt to achieve the unachievable and ride the route taken by the pros on the 2000 Tour de France, this is a tale of calorific excess, ludicrous clothing and intimate discomfort. Seduced by the speed and glamour of the biggest annual sporting event in the world, and unusually determined to tackle the most fearsome physical challenge outside classical mythology, Moore, the ultimate amateur attempts to complete all 3630 km of the 2000 tour in the weeks before the professionals set off.
Publisher: London : Yellow Jersey, 2001.
ISBN: 9780224060950
0224060953
9780099433828
0099433826
Branch Call Number: 914.4 MOO
Characteristics: 277 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.

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Mar 11, 2016

The British humour and the wordplays in this book can be difficult to understand - especially if English is not your first language. I had to read some sentences a few times to make sure that the author was making a joke. I only started to appreciate at halfway of the book. Overall, a nice little funny book about cycling to read. There is a lot of interesting things to learn.

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