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The Resource Great British cycling : the history of British bike racing, 1868-2014, Ellis Bacon

Great British cycling : the history of British bike racing, 1868-2014, Ellis Bacon

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Great British cycling : the history of British bike racing, 1868-2014
Title
Great British cycling
Title remainder
the history of British bike racing, 1868-2014
Statement of responsibility
Ellis Bacon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 1868, the first ever documented bicycle race was held in a Paris park, and to the locals' chagrin, was won by a Briton. Yet while cycling culture became ingrained in continental European culture, riders this side of the Channel were engaged in constant battles with the authorities to pursue their sport - road racing was in fact banned as early as 1890. Its rise in popularity over the past 150 years, and the many triumphs of British cyclists in that time, have therefore been phenomenal. Never before has the full story of the sport been documented in one book, and in 'The History of British Cycling', Ellis Bacon guides you through the development of our bike racing world, from weekend outings to British riders being able to compete in, then finish and win stages of the Tour de France
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Bacon, Ellis
Dewey number
  • 796.6'2'0941
  • 796.620941
  • 796.620941
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bicycle racing
  • Sport
Label
Great British cycling : the history of British bike racing, 1868-2014, Ellis Bacon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9780857502513
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
416 pages
Isbn
9780857502513
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Great British cycling : the history of British bike racing, 1868-2014, Ellis Bacon
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9780857502513
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
416 pages
Isbn
9780857502513
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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