The Official Encyclopedia of the Yellow Jersey: The Ultiamte Guide to 100 Years of Le Maillot Jaune

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The ultimate guide to the history of the Tour de France and its winners
On the occasion of the 2019 Tour de France Yellow Jersey's centenary, comes 'The Official Encyclopedia of Le Maillot Jaune'.

Divided into four major parts, this book covers the incredible stories of every Yellow Jersey winner, the Kings of the Kings - the five times winners of the Tour, the Yellow Jersey's adaptations in books, film and art, and the wearers and statistics per day, duration, country and more! This encyclopedia is the must-have for all the Tour's lovers!

Features:
- Official statistics established by L'Equipe (the no.1 French sports newspaper) and used by the Tour de France
- 30-page frieze with photographs and biographies of all the successive Yellow Jersey's wearers, from Eugene Christophe, the first wearer, to Geraint Thomas, the 2018 Tour de France and Yellow Jersey winner
- Exclusive, never-revealed interview of Eugene Christophe from the Tour de France archives
- Extra chapter on the British reign since 2012, with Wiggins, Froome and Thomas
More Information
Weight 1.737000
Author Hamlyn
Availability IP
Department Cycling
Format Hardback
ISBN 9780600636335
Pages 272
Published 13/06/2019
Publisher Octopus Publishing Group
Section Cycling Guides
Size Unfolded 292x228mm
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