The definitive visual history of the world's greatest race.
Published by Octopus Books.
Le Tour 100 is a unique and stunning reference guide to the world's greatest race. With 100 computer-generated artworks detailing the routes of the most important stages, it relates the most dramatic moments with an exhaustively researched array of facts, figures and stories to give the reader the ultimate Tour de France resource.
Published to commemorate the 100th race, the 100 seminal moments of the Tour have been chosen by the panel of authors and a double-page spread is devoted to each selection showing the route, the story of the stages, the topography, pictures from the race, statistics and features. A front section profiles the key characters that were instrumental in the Tour's story and a gazetteer section at the back details every route the tour took and the winners of all the jerseys.
With a combination of stunning visuals, detailed facts and gripping stories, Le Tour 100 is a celebration of the Tour de France and 110 years of racing. No other book recounts the history in such a unique, comprehensive and beautiful way
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