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Tour de France 2015

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Alpe d'Huez: cycling's greatest climb by Peter Cossins

The climb by Chris Froome and David Walsh

The climb by Chris Froome and David Walsh

Biography of the young British professional cyclist, covering his upbringing in Africa to the present day.

The death of Marco Pantani: a biography by Matt Rendell

The death of Marco Pantani: a biography by Matt Rendell

The mysterious circumstances surrounding the Tour de France winner’s death in 2004 are explored, as well as celebrating his achievements.

Lanterne Rouge: The last man in the Tour de France by Max Leonard

Lanterne Rouge: The last man in the Tour de France by Max Leonard

Eccentric tales of the Tour de France competitors that finished last in place.

Shadows on the road: Life at the heart of the peleton, from US Postal to Team Sky by Michael Barry

Shadows on the road: Life at the heart of the peleton, from US Postal to Team Sky by Michael Barry

Autobiography about Michael Barry’s 14 year career and testifying against Lance Armstrong.

Alpe d’Huez: cycling’s greatest climb by Peter Cossins

Alpe d'Huez: cycling's greatest climb by Peter Cossins

Cossins explores Alpe d’Huez, the iconic climb of the Tour de France.

Seven deadly sins by David Walsh

Seven deadly sins by David Walsh

Journalist David Walsh tells his story of uncovering Lance Armstrong’s doping against the odds.

Racing through the dark: The fall and rise of David Millar by David Millar and Jeremy Whittle

Racing through the dark: The fall and rise of David Millar by David Millar and Jeremy Whittle

Autobiography charting Millar’s promising career and peer pressure into doping.

On the road bike: The search for a nation’s cycling soul, or, sniffing the yak-skin shoe, or, the great eccentrics of British cycling by Ned Boulting

On the road bike: The search for a nation’s cycling soul, or, sniffing the yak-skin shoe, or, the great eccentrics of British cycling by Ned Boulting

Boulting delves into the personalities and culture of British professional cycling, including Bradley Wiggins, Chris Boardman and David Millar.

Gironimo!: Riding the very terrible 1914 Tour of Italy by Tim Moore

Gironimo!: Riding the very terrible 1914 Tour of Italy by Tim Moore

Tim Moore cycles the Giro d’Italia route on a reconstruction wooden bike.

100 greatest cycling climbs of the Tour de France: A road cyclist’s guide to the mountains of the tour by Simon Warren

100 greatest cycling climbs of the Tour de France: A road cyclist’s guide to the mountains of the tour by Simon Warren

Guide to the mountainous cycling routes, featuring photos and maps.

French Revolutions: Cycling the Tour De France by Tim Moore

French Revolutions: Cycling the Tour De France by Tim Moore

Travel writer Tim Moore tackles cycling the Tour de France route just before the official competition starts.

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