“Mapping Le Tour is chock full of stories and beautiful pictures of the last century of this great race.” BBC Radio 5Live
"In a year that has seen an abundance of new Tour books hitting the bookshop shelves … Mapping Le Tour is, without the shadow of a doubt, my favourite." podiumcafe.com
"Mapping Le Tour is a fascinating document of the Tour de France, underpinned by Ellis Bacon's lively and entertaining text, stacks of essential stats and, of course, those full scale maps and excellent photographs." Wheelsuckers
"a beautifully illustrated biography of the race" Living FranceReseña del editor:
Mapping Le Tour charts the course of every race route in cycling’s most prestigious event, including a special section on this year’s 100th Tour de France.
With a map of each edition of the Tour de France, along with photographs, text on the history of the race, and lists of the stages, winners and key statistics, Mapping Le Tour is essential reading for any cycling fan.
Each Tour de France race map is accompanied by statistics, including:
• Race and stage distances
• Highest point
• Number of starters and finishers
• Average speed
• Jersey winners
Twenty of Le Tour’s iconic locations – many of which have featured in the Etape du Tour – are put under the spotlight, and an extended section on the 2013 race is included, with detailed maps and statistics on each of this year’s stages.
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Descripción HarperCollins UK, 2013. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110007509782