{read online} Cycling Heroes: The Golden YearsAuthor Les Woodland – Circuitwiringdiagram.co

Les Woodland climbed aboard his old Carlton bike to take a nostalgia trip across Belgium and Holland to visit some of cycling s greatest riders Cycling Heroes The Golden Years tells the story of that journey he took in the early s and the time he spent with some of the finest riders from the s, s, and s Rik van Steenbergen, Rik van Looy, Jan Janssen, Wim van Est, Hennie Kuiper, and Peter Post were some of the most colorful and dominating riders of an era that produced many of the sport s greatest ever champions In this book Woodland has collected their and other riders precious and fascinating recollections, some going back to a time of leather saddles, cloth caps, and spare tires wrapped over riders shoulders when screaming fans packed smoke filled velodromes to see their heroes up close when a stage of the Tour de France could takethanhours Woodland has filled in his portrait of racing s golden years with the stories of those riders who were either too far away or time got there first, including Fausto Coppi, Louison Bobet, Jacques Anquetil, and Raymond Poulidor Join Les Woodland on a captivating journey back to the golden age of racing


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