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The Resource Chasing the rainbow : the story of road cycling's World Championships, Giles Belbin

Chasing the rainbow : the story of road cycling's World Championships, Giles Belbin

Label
Chasing the rainbow : the story of road cycling's World Championships
Title
Chasing the rainbow
Title remainder
the story of road cycling's World Championships
Statement of responsibility
Giles Belbin
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Chasing the Rainbow tells the history of both the men's and women's road World Cycling Championships, recounting the untold stories of one of cycling's greatest prizes. Packed with exclusive rider interviews with previous champions, including Stephen Roche, Cadel Evans and Nicole Cooke, to name just a few, this book features chapters based around each decade of the championship's history, focusing on the major stories and most important details of all the races held.Chasing the Rainbow recounts the famous routes, momentous victories and the characters, climbs, and of course, the riders behind the infamous pursuit for one of road cycling's greatest prizes: the Rainbow Jersey.Giles Belbin has conducted exclusive interviews with a whole host of Champions from the Tour's illustrious past, including: Oscar Frieire; Marianne Vos; Marcel Kint; Nicole Cooke; Yvonne Reynders; Keetie Van Oosten-Hage; Barry Hoban; Felice Gimondi; Mandy Jones; Stephen Roche; Catharine Marsal and Cadel Evans
Dewey number
796.6/26
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Chasing the rainbow : the story of road cycling's World Championships, Giles Belbin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
303 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781781316313
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), portraits
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Chasing the rainbow : the story of road cycling's World Championships, Giles Belbin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
303 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781781316313
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), portraits
Specific material designation
regular print

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