Wide-Eyed and Legless: Inside the Tour de France

3,63 valoración promedio
( 158 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9781845961718: Wide-Eyed and Legless: Inside the Tour de France
Ver todas las copias de esta edición ISBN.
 
 
Críticas:

"One of the most vivid and entertaining books ever written about the Tour de France" (Richard Moore, from the Foreword)

"A true classic of cycling literature" (Cycling Weekly)

"The British squad were out of their depth but Connor's documentary does not poke fun or seek to humiliate. Instead, it makes you feel like you're there with them, suffering and biting your lip" (Cycle Sport)

"A fabulously observed diary of July 1987, when the dream of British cycling joining the European mainstream crashed catastrophically . . . side-splittingly funny" (Cycling Books.com)

Reseña del editor:

A fast-paced, fly-on-the-wall story of courage, endurance, bungling, rows and cheating in sport's greatest marathon

In 1987, the Tour de France was won by Irishman Stephen Roche. It was the first time the champion had hailed from outside the Continent or the States and the first time in 20 years a British team - ANC Halfords - had competed in the world's toughest and craziest race. Jeff Connor not only stayed with the British team but also found himself an unofficial team member.

In this long-awaited new edition of Wide-Eyed and Legless, now widely regarded as a classic, Connor describes what it takes to compete, survive and win during those 26 days of gruelling effort. Alongside the heroism and athleticism, he reveals the extraordinary amounts of chicanery, from pulling riders along to illicit drug use.

Time has not dimmed the impact of this eye-opening and entertaining close-up look at the supreme endurance event, and Wide-Eyed and Legless is destined to be acclaimed by a new generation of cycling enthusiasts.

Jeff Connor's other books include the definitive story of the Busby Babes, The Lost Babes, and Up and Down Under, an account of the 2001 British Lions tour.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Comprar nuevo Ver libro

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America

Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Añadir al carrito

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Jeff Connor
Publicado por Transworld Publishers Ltd, United Kingdom (2011)
ISBN 10: 1845961714 ISBN 13: 9781845961718
Nuevo Paperback Cantidad disponible: 1
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Transworld Publishers Ltd, United Kingdom, 2011. Paperback. Condición: New. UK ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book. A fast-paced, fly-on-the-wall story of courage, endurance, bungling, rows and cheating in sport s greatest marathon In 1987, the Tour de France was won by Irishman Stephen Roche. It was the first time the champion had hailed from outside the Continent or the States and the first time in 20 years a British team - ANC Halfords - had competed in the world s toughest and craziest race. Jeff Connor not only stayed with the British team but also found himself an unofficial team member. In this long-awaited new edition of Wide-Eyed and Legless, now widely regarded as a classic, Connor describes what it takes to compete, survive and win during those 26 days of gruelling effort. Alongside the heroism and athleticism, he reveals the extraordinary amounts of chicanery, from pulling riders along to illicit drug use. Time has not dimmed the impact of this eye-opening and entertaining close-up look at the supreme endurance event, and Wide-Eyed and Legless is destined to be acclaimed by a new generation of cycling enthusiasts. Jeff Connor s other books include the definitive story of the Busby Babes, The Lost Babes, and Up and Down Under, an account of the 2001 British Lions tour. Nº de ref. del artículo: ACD9781845961718

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 13,86
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Jeff Connor
Publicado por Transworld Publishers Ltd, United Kingdom (2011)
ISBN 10: 1845961714 ISBN 13: 9781845961718
Nuevo Paperback Cantidad disponible: 1
Librería
Book Depository International
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Transworld Publishers Ltd, United Kingdom, 2011. Paperback. Condición: New. UK ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book. A fast-paced, fly-on-the-wall story of courage, endurance, bungling, rows and cheating in sport s greatest marathon In 1987, the Tour de France was won by Irishman Stephen Roche. It was the first time the champion had hailed from outside the Continent or the States and the first time in 20 years a British team - ANC Halfords - had competed in the world s toughest and craziest race. Jeff Connor not only stayed with the British team but also found himself an unofficial team member. In this long-awaited new edition of Wide-Eyed and Legless, now widely regarded as a classic, Connor describes what it takes to compete, survive and win during those 26 days of gruelling effort. Alongside the heroism and athleticism, he reveals the extraordinary amounts of chicanery, from pulling riders along to illicit drug use. Time has not dimmed the impact of this eye-opening and entertaining close-up look at the supreme endurance event, and Wide-Eyed and Legless is destined to be acclaimed by a new generation of cycling enthusiasts. Jeff Connor s other books include the definitive story of the Busby Babes, The Lost Babes, and Up and Down Under, an account of the 2001 British Lions tour. Nº de ref. del artículo: ACD9781845961718

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 14,27
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Jeff Connor
Publicado por Mainstream Publishing (2011)
ISBN 10: 1845961714 ISBN 13: 9781845961718
Nuevo Cantidad disponible: 1
Librería
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Mainstream Publishing, 2011. PAP. Condición: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. del artículo: EA-9781845961718

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 10,15
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 10,22
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Jeff Connor
Publicado por Mainstream Publishing (2011)
ISBN 10: 1845961714 ISBN 13: 9781845961718
Nuevo Paperback Cantidad disponible: 1
Librería
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Mainstream Publishing, 2011. Paperback. Condición: Brand New. 192 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.50 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. del artículo: zk1845961714

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 25,51
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 6,82
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

Connor, Jeff
Publicado por Mainstream Publishing (2011)
ISBN 10: 1845961714 ISBN 13: 9781845961718
Nuevo Paperback Cantidad disponible: 2
Librería
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Mainstream Publishing, 2011. Paperback. Condición: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. del artículo: P111845961714

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 31,53
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 1,62
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío