|Author:||John Wilcockson,Owen Mulholland|
|Title:||Uphill Battle: Cycling's Great Climbers|
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|ePUB size:||1328 kb|
|FB2 size:||1213 kb|
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|Publisher:||VeloPress; Complete Numbers Starting with 1, 1st Ed edition (May 2003)|
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Written by America's greatest cycling historian, Owen Mulholland, Uphill Battle gives a synopsis of the careers of 31 great climbers. To the uninitiated cycling can appear to be a boring procession of innumerable rumps rotating over two wheels. Mulholland has the unique ability to bring alive not only the careers of these eagles of the mountains, by why each one was so aclaimed during his moment of glory.
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This book, rich in anecdote and history, explores in words and pictures the world of uphill cycling. Recreational cyclists can ride the same roads, compare their own efforts with those of masters like Coppi and Merckx and Armstrong, and come away with an understanding of the heroic feats that made these greats so great. Users who liked this book, also liked.
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Cycling historian Owen Mulholland profiles 40 of cycling's greatest climbers. This collection of superhuman mountain performances recounts the stories of cycling’s legendary climbers and the lesser-known riders who etched their moment of triumph into the sport’s annals. Uphill Battle revels in the themes of the human condition-from heroism, teamwork, superb athleticism, and personal sacrifice, on down the scale to jealousy, deceit, and sabotage. Owen Mulholland gives readers a roadside experience of the most memorable climbs and endears them to the legacy of cycling’s climbers. More than 40 climbers are profiled, spanning a century of the sport.
Cycling historian, Owen Mulholland weaves it all together with the tales of each rider, their admirable feats, and the nostalgia of each item in the collection. Format Hardback 232 pages. Owen is also the author of Uphill Battle: Cycling's Great Climbers. He lives in San Anselmo, California. Cascade Courier, newsletter of the Cascade Bicycle Club Cycling s Golden Age is the Sports Book of the Year ForeWord magazine This book is a wonderful tribute to a glorious time in the sport. All the big names are here along with the ones nobody has heard mentioned in decades. Phil Liggett I had the honor of racing during 12 years of cycling s great history. Now, as a spectator, I am as excited reading about past triumphs as I am about this year s races.