Cycling's Golden Age: Heroes of the Postwar Era, 1946-1967, The Horton Collection

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9781931382878: Cycling's Golden Age: Heroes of the Postwar Era, 1946-1967, The Horton Collection

There is no better way to appreciate the history of a sport than to experience it through a collector's treasures. Cycling's Golden Age takes readers inside the extraordinary Horton Collection for an intimate look at one of the sport's most memorable eras, 1946–1967. From the commanding victories of Fausto Coppi to the rise of Jacques Anquetil, the Horton Collection boasts never-before-published photographs and countless jerseys, trophies, posters, and other artifacts. Cycling historian Owen Mulholland weaves it all together with the tales of each rider, their admirable feats, and the nostalgia of each piece in the collection. Featured items include Fausto Coppi's maglia rosa and Tour de France podium sash; Hugo Koblet's personal treasure trove, including his Tour de France trophy, maillot jaune, maglia rosa, and Giro d'Italia trophy; and Gino Bartali's maglia rosa and Tour de France stage winner's trophy. Each painstakingly preserved piece evokes the dramatic history of this popular world-class sport.

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The Horton Collection is one of the world’s finest collections of cycling memorabilia. Over the course of twenty-five years Shelly and Brett Horton have amassed an unprecedented 15,000 objects and 170,000 original vintage photographs. Their passion for the sport and its legacy have led them to the world’s greatest races, and many of the sport’s living legends have entrusted their own treasures to the care of The Horton Collection. The Hortons live in San Francisco, California.

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”Cycling’s Golden Age is a must have for the bike enthusiast seeking to understand the origins of modern cycling and a glimpse of the sport’s golden age.” ― Cascade Courier, newsletter of the Cascade Bicycle Club

Cycling’s Golden Age is the Sports Book of the Year ― ForeWord magazine

”This book is a wonderful tribute to a glorious time in the sport. All the big names are here along with the ones nobody has heard mentioned in decades. They all live again, race again, in Cycling’s Golden Age.”―Samuel Abt, International Herald Tribune

”This beautiful books brings alive the halcyon days of the sport when great athletes left home anonymous and returned as superstars. This was the Golden Age, when the challenge was not just your rival, but the very terrain upon which you rode.”―Phil Liggett

”I had the honor of racing during 12 years of cycling’s great history. Now, as a spectator, I am as excited reading about past triumphs as I am about this year’s races. Looking over the photos in this book I am reminded how approachable and outstandingly stylish my predecessors were on and off the bike. Cycling will always be a fascinating sport, I admire the champions in these earlier years who relied on their talents and instincts to overcome the odds.”―Andy Hampsten

”Cycling’s Golden Age is a veritable treasure trove. Joining Brett Horton’s unsurpassed collection of rare cycling memorabilia to Owen Mulholland’s gifted prose is a master stroke. The anecdotes are priceless, offering a unique insight into many of the sport’s great riders―the famous and the not-so-famous names that make cycling so historically rich. This book will stay front and center on my coffee table for years!”―Davis Phinney

”This book assembles what is surely the greatest collection of images from this legendary era, all of them sifted from the vaults of the world renowned Horton Collection.”―Procycling magazine

”Cycling’s Golden Age is one of the most impressive books on bicycle racing ever published.”―Bicycle Quarterly

”Connects today’s riders to an earlier era of grit and pain.”―Marin Independent Journal

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