By Richard Moore
What if the entire most sensible travel phases occurred in a single race? In Étape, significantly acclaimed writer Richard Moore weaves first-person interviews with cycling’s nice riders to collect a “dream team” of the easiest travel de France phases in sleek history.
Featuring particular interviews with the Tour’s legends and scoundrels approximately their best-ever day at the motorbike (and their so much heartbreaking defeats), Moore unravels lingering mysteries and recounts unusual stories from 20 nice levels of the travel: LeMond’s most unlikely go back from near-death, Schleck’s primal scream atop the Galibier, Merckx’s self-described hardest travel, Cav’s mind-bending victory in Aubenas, Hinault’s hellish conflict with Fignon.
Étape assembles the best days of recent travel heritage right into a journey de France of extraordinary victory, excellent failure, stunning revelation, and gorgeous thoughts. within the phrases of these who have been there, Étape recreates on a daily basis vividly and divulges the sweetness and the insanity of cycling’s maximum race.