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Le Tour de France 2021 The Official History Book

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  • Product ID: 12061756
  • Part 1: Early History
  • Part 2: The Golden Era
  • Part 3: Modern Times
  • Part 4: Winners and Champions
  • Part 5: Customs and Champions
  • Hardback
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This new edition has been fully updated to include the drama from Tours right up to 2020, with the coronavirus pandemic making for an event like no other.   One of the world's biggest annual sporting events, the Tour de France draws 10-12 million spectators, is broadcast in 190 countries, and has a social media following of more than 7.5 million.   Features hundreds of rarely seen photographs, documents, and items of memorabilia from the Tour's official archives.   Outline   The Official History of the Tour de France is a celebration of one of the greatest annual sporting events, and the premier competition in world cycling. Through more than 300 photographs, rarely seen documents and items of memorabilia, this book covers more than a century of fascinating stories on the Tour and its iconic yellow jersey.   This revised and updated edition includes an authoritative narrative account of each major era, up to and including the thrilling 2020 Tour - a dramatic contest completed against all the odds. There are features on superstar cyclists and memorable moments from each period of the event's rich history, and a foreword from legendary Tour de France champion Bernard Hinault, all of which combines to form the definitive illustrated book on the Tour.   Contents   Foreword and Introduction