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Cape Town Cycle Tour: 40 Years - The Authorised History Of The World's Greatest Bike Race (Paperback) Loot Price: R195 Discovery Miles 1 950 You Save: R70 (26%)

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Cape Town Cycle Tour: 40 Years - The Authorised History Of The World's Greatest Bike Race (Paperback)

Tim Brink

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Join the world’s biggest bike race on its 40-year journey from the Argus Tour to the Cape Town Cycle Tour.

312 pages with over 1000 iconic images, astonishing facts, all the winners, personal memories and the in-depth tale of each of the 39 tours to date.

Each year, from 1978, is featured as a separate chapter with:

  • Highlights & facts over the years
  • Factoid boxes throughout
  • A graphic (for each year) showing the finish line comparisons of record holders & finishing times
  • Overall finishing statistics comparison graphs since 1978
  • The date, the distance & main category winners listed for each year since 1978
  • Location map of the route (showing changes since 1978)
  • Key stats for each year
  • Overview of sponsors
  • Key rider personalities
  • Winner’s photos
  • Images reflecting riders & supporters since 1978
  • Bike, clothing, gear & technology changes over the years
  • Images of the medals, logos & awards
  • Key celebrities, personalities & organisers over the years
  • Race number graphics & badges
  • Over 1000 photographs from the archives featuring:
  • Spectators
  • Personalities
  • Historic moments
  • Interviews with iconic personalities & their personal memories
  • Historic newspaper clippings
  • “The year that was” box with non-cycling events for each year

General

Imprint: Mapstudio
Release date: 27 February 2017
Authors: Tim Brink
Dimensions: 210 x 210 x 17mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 312
ISBN-13: 978-1-77026-899-9
Barcode: 9781770268999
Categories: Books > Sport & Leisure > Sports & outdoor recreation > Cycling, skateboarding, rollerblading > Cycling
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LSN: 1-77026-899-5

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