Author(s): Alex Hinds
This book is a colourful, insightful and affectionate portrait of the Tour de France. A selection of cycling writers share their thoughts on different aspects of the tour: from it's current crop of great riders, brilliant climbers, those older riders soon to retire or that have recently retired from the Tour to the young up-and-comers, then the contests and rivalries and the top British and Australians in the Tour. Packed with information and portraits it is a landmark volume, essential for all Tour de France fans. Lavishly designed and illustrated.
Alex Hinds is a television presenter, writer and commentator for Australia's free-to-air SBS TV and Cycling Central website. He is also part of the Tour de France SBS TV broadcasting team.
Legends of the Tour is a dynamic, insightful and affectionate portrait of the Tour de France, the world's most famous cycling race. A selection of international cycling writers share their views on different aspects of the tour, including the race courses, famous rivalries, and its crop of great riders - from the brilliant climbers of today to the young, up-andcoming athletes, as well as legendary riders and those recently retired from their beloved sport. Packed with informative details and thoughtful observations, alongside lavish full-colour photography and portraits, Legends of the Tour is a landmark volume, essential for all Tour de France fans.