The Road Book Collection (2018 + 19 + 20)

Description

The Road Book – cycling’s only almanack – is the definitive publication for considered devotees of road racing. Whether you obsess over the smallest of details (the weather on stage 4 of the Tour de France), want to read first-hand experiences of riders themselves, be inspired by the thought-provoking essays or simply crave a physical anthology of cycling history that promises to return year after year – The Road Book has it all, and much more.

Start your Road Book collection and enjoy a wealth of data on every professional road race, from across the world, over the last three years.

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Additional information

Weight 6.5 kg

£100.00

A selection of the best/highlights include:

  • Winners’ Words from Geraint Thomas, Chris Froome (2018) with Richard Carapaz and Annemiek van Vleuten (2019) and most recently Anna van der Breggen, Tao Geoghegan Hart and Wout van Aert (2020)
  • Our judges panel, drawn from across the cycling world but united by a passion and expertise for the sport including Mark Cavendish, Orla Chennaoui, Phil Liggett, Georgia Bronzini & Renaat Schotte

Essays include:

  • Marianne Vos and Helen Pidd on Vos flying back to form and the spectacular return to her winning ways (2018)
  • Philippa York writes about what it means to be a leader and Geraint Thomas’ Cinderella Story (2018)
  • Philippe Auclair explores the effervescent character of his superstar compatriot Julian Alaphilippe (2019)
  • Orla Chennaoui examines the unique contribution – and differing opinions – of former rivals Ina Teutenberg and Giorgia Bronzini (2019)
  • Rob Hatch explains a distanced TV commentator’s perspective on calling home the most unusual edition of the Giro for generations (2020)
  • Nic Dlamini’s details the astonishing violent assault he experienced in his native South Africa at the hands of a park ranger (2020)
  • Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio discusses how the COVID pandemic allowed the world of cycling to see what the virtual world had to offer (2020)

 

Full contents please refer to the individual product pages for the books

Stats:

2,584 Pages

520 Races

120 Team Profiles

1,362 Stages

33 Essays

37 infographics