read online Reading The Story of the Giro d'Italia: A Year-by-Year History of the Tour of Italy, Volume Two: 1971-2011 (Audio Download): Bill McGann, Carol McGann, Wyntner Woody, McGann Publishing, LLC: Audible Audiobooks –

The Giro d Italia is one of the world s most important and popular bicycle races, yet there is almost no information in English about this magical Italian race s rich past With The Story of the Giro d Italia, the fabulous history of Italy s national tour is at last available Volume One took the story of the Giro from its origin as a desperate promotional gamble by a nearly broke newspaper to Eddy Merckx s convincingvictory Volume Two describes the growth of the Giro into a modern, vital international race that is followed by cycling fans all over the world Along the way, the stories and races that have excited the public over the last forty years are told, including the Francesco Moser Giuseppe Saronni rivalry, the tragic tale of Marco Pantani and the Alberto Contador affair that left the Spaniard stripped of hisGiro championship I bought this as a birthday gift for someone who was VERY happy with it, which is all I wanted smile Interesting book, well written with good coverage of each year. Will now buy the earlier one a very good read for people who wants to known about the giro of italia