A biography of Frank Vandenbroucke, winner of Liège-Bastogne-Liège in 1999
A history of the Lands End to John o’Groats record
The 1910 Tour has given rise to no end of nonsense, not least the claim that Octave Lapize called the race organisers assassins as he crossed the Col d’Aubisuqe an hour behind schedule + 15 minutes behind a nobody.
From 1933 to 1938 the American star of the Jazz Age played a role in the Tour’s grand départ and in doing so helped reshape the Tour for a new audience.
A brief history of the Hour record before it was reinvented by Henri Desgrange
A brief history of the Tour de France from the veteran cycling historian Les Woodland