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Cafe Bookshelf

The Race Aginst The Stasi, by Herbie Sykes

Maglia Rosa author Herbie Sykes returns with the story of Dieter Wiedemann, a veteran of the Peace Race and the Tour de France who defected from East Germany in 1964 in order to be with the woman...

The Race Aginst The Stasi, by Herbie Sykes

Maglia Rosa author Herbie Sykes returns with the story of Dieter Wiedemann, a veteran of the Peace Race and the Tour de France who defected from East Germany in 1964 in order to be with the woman...

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Bikenomics, by Elly Blue

Can the humble bicycle really solve the ills of the American economy and save this and future generations from economic turmoil?

Bikenomics, by Elly Blue

Can the humble bicycle really solve the ills of the American economy and save this and future generations from economic turmoil?

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Two Days In Yorkshire, by Cossins & Denton

A photographic record of the Tour de France's Yorkshire start.

Two Days In Yorkshire, by Cossins & Denton

A photographic record of the Tour de France's Yorkshire start.

Cyclo Cross 2013/1014, by Balint Hamvas

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The 2013/2014 'cross season, as seen through the lens of Balint Hamvas.

Win The Race Against The Stasi

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The latest book from Herbie Sykes tells the incredible story of Dieter Wiedemann, the Iron Curtain and the greatest cycling race on earth: the Peace Race. We give you a chance to win a copy of it.

The Breakaway, by Nicole Cooke (Part 2)

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Continuing our look at the autobiography of Nicole Cooke we look at some of the problems thrown in her path by British Cycling and consider one of the book's key messages.

The Breakaway, by Nicole Cooke (Part 1)

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In the first of a two-part review of Nicole Cooke's autobiography we look at just one of the race's she won during her career and consider her victory in the 2006 women's Tour de France.

Viva la Vuelta!, by Lucy Fallon and Adrian Bell

The newly updated history of Spain's Grand Tour.

Ocaña, by Carlos Arribas

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A novel telling of the life and times of Luis Ocaña, Carlos Arribas questioning whether the Spanish Tour de France's winner's downfall was down to character or destiny.

Merckx 69, by Tonny Stroucken & Jan Maes

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Merckx 69 examines in detail a single year from the professional career of Eddy Merckx, a year that was possibly his best. And his worst.

Goggles & Dust, by Shelly & Brett Horton

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A glimpse into the archives of the Horton Collection allows the cycling fan the opportunity to read their own stories into the pictures presented.

The Climb, by Chris Froome

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What does the autobiography of the 2013 Tour de France champion tell us about Chris Froome that we didn't already know?

Legends of the Tour, by Jan Cleijne

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The history of the Tour de France as you've never seen it before: the story of the world's biggest bike race told as a graphic novel.

Lady Cycling, by FJ Erskine

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A nineteenth century guide to cycling for ladies presents the modern reader with much mirth.

Cafe Bookshelf: Companion to Tour History

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It's the one-piece companion guide to the race's entire history.

Keep Calm And Pedal On

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A collection of cycling-related quotes presented in the style of those ubiquitous Ministry of Information propaganda posters.

Reckless, by Alasdair Fotheringham

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Perhaps best remembered for the Tour he lost (1971) than the Tour he won (1973), Luis Ocaña was described by Eddy Merckx as his "most dangerous rival." Alasdair Fotheringham tells his story in this...

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