Rambles in Éirinn, by William Bulfin
Was James Joyce inspired by the Tour de France when he gave Buck Mulligan a yellow dressing gown? How did an Irish cyclotourist inspire Ulysses? And where does Lucien Petit-Breton fit into this?
A Life on the Pedals, by Pedro Delgado
The autobiography of 1988 Tour de France winner Pedro Delgado
We Rode All Day, by Gareth Cartman
A cycling novel based on the 1919 Tour de France
Interview: Gareth Cartman
Gareth Cartman discusses the 1919 Tour de France and his novel, We Rode All Day, which tells the story of that race.
Interview: Tom Isitt
Tom Isitt pops into the Café to talk about riding in the Zone Rouge and the Tour of the Battlefields.
Riding in the Zone Rouge, by Tom Isitt
In April 1919 a seven-stage race through what had just months before been the Western Front was organised by Le Petit Journal. A now forgotten folly, the Tour of the Battlefields is only today gaining the appreciation it deserved.
Racing Bicycles, by Nick Higgins
Cycling and art collide in an illustrated history of road cycling
The Line, by Richard Freeman
The former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor engages in a little bit of image management
Icons, by Bradley Wiggins
Bradley Wiggins showing off a part of his jersey collection and talking about himself and the riders who have inspired him
I Like Alf, by Paul Jones
A biography of Alf Engers that’s also a meditation on why we ride and a bit more besides
Queens of Pain, by Isabel Best
Twenty-something cycling icons, all of them women, each of them with a story as inspirational as you’ll find anywhere else in bike racing’s long history
Women on the Move, by Roger Gilles
The story of women’s bike racing in north America in the 1890s, with a focus on the Swedish émigré Tillie Anderson