Etape In ETAPE, critically acclaimed author Richard Moore will take readers on a virtual Tour de France, with each chapter focusing on a single rider in a single stage that came to define the Tour s historyIn tape, critically acclaimed author Richard Moore tells the stories behind some of the defining stages in the Tour de France s history through the eyes of the protagonists the heroes and villains, stars and journeymen.Featuring exclusive new interviews with Mark Cavendish, Lance Armstrong, Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault, Greg LeMond, David Millar, Chris Boardman and many other Tour riders past and present, tape spans six decades in conveying the mystery, beauty and madness of the world s greatest bike race.The book includes Boardman s famous debut in 1994, Cavendish s best and worst stages, an emotionally charged win for Armstrong in Limoges in 1995 and his dramatic, drug fuelled victory eight years later at Luz Ardiden, as well as iconic stages featuring giants of the sport Merckx s toughest Tour, Hinault s journey through hell, LeMond s return from near death, and the tragic Marco Pantani s domination of the most controversial race in Tour history, among others.From the Alps to the Pyrenees, the sun soaked plains of the midi to the rain lashed cobbles of the north, tape takes the reader on a virtual Tour Along the way, in shedding new light on familiar events, unravelling mysteries and exploring untold stories, it confirms the Tour de France as unrivalled in its creation of myths and legends, and as a stage for courage, scandal, skill, and drama. Free Read Books Etape By Richard Moore –

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  • Hardcover
  • 344 pages
  • Etape
  • Richard Moore
  • English
  • 24 June 2018
  • 0007500106

10 thoughts on “Etape

  1. Fran Hawkes says:

    Fascinating account of some of the most interesting stages of the Tour over the last 30 years I enjoyed reliving the stages I remembered as well as learning about the stages from before my time.Moore made an interesting decision to interview Lance Armstrong and include wins from h...

  2. Ryan Patrick says:

    Each chapter pretty much stands on its own, but most are pretty insightful about both racing tactics and about the human experience of bicycle stage racing Not every chapter is even about a stage winner, and n...

  3. Sid Smallman says:

    A different approach to most cycling books about Le Tour it focuses on memorable stages and the story behind the scenes that made it memorable with personal interviews with the riders as opposed to a pick and mix of previous journalists stories An enjoyable and enlightening read

  4. David Readmont-Walker says:

    Really good Robin on famous Tour cyclist and stages If you re a tour man would recommend.

  5. Marc Baldwin says:

    The author selected 20 stages, roughly in order if they were all on the same tour, and interviewed the riders involved I m a TDF fan, and although the stories were interesting, the writing wasn t compelling The views of the riders shared during the interviews is what made it worth reading The description and recommendati...

  6. Michael says:

    I read Moore s Slaying the Badger about the competition between Greg LeMond and Bernard Hinault known as the Badger it was a compelling read about the Tour de France towards the end of the pre EPO era.Moore is a good writer, and this is a well thought out selection of stages The use of EPO is not ignored but doesn t overwhelm the stories, either I didn t realize it before starting in, but the author did interviews with most of the key participants in the stages he described to prepare I read Moore s Slay...

  7. Gumble& says:

    Book which covers different memorable stages of the Tour de France including new interviews with key participants to give a fresh feel to the stories and which also covers a good variety of stages with only a small number of famous stages a...

  8. Dave Brace says:

    An excellent inside into the mini dramas of Le Tour Can recommend it highly enough I particularly like the fact that is doesn t preach or condemn the murkier side of the race, every aspect is covered.Richard has managed to expertly ...

  9. Ashley Webb says:

    For the cycling buffs out there, this is well worth a read I thoroughly enjoyed it It really gives you some inside information on how things happen and are organized in stages races One chapter was especially relevant to me in that it explained the story behind a plaque I photographed when riding ...

  10. Matthew Ogborn says:

    Strong four and a half stars for this delightfully eclectic tome on an epic annual event and the fascinating cast of characters it has brought to the fore over the years Beautifully produced and written in his usual conversational style, Richard has delivered another belter.

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