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Will Fotheringham's Hinault Book

iainf72iainf72 Posts: 15,784
edited May 2015 in Pro race
Highly recommended

It's called the Fall and Rise of French Cycling and there are a few interesting observations.

But the Hinault tales are great. I came to cycling towards the end of his career, and while I knew who won the Tours before Fignon, I didn't know much about how they played out (and that early Hinault wins were quite boring)

It's also astonishing how the TdF grew from the beginning of his career to the end.
Fckin' Quintana … that creep can roll, man.

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  • shockedsoshockedshockedsoshocked Posts: 4,021
    Got it to read offshore. Looking forward to it.
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  • germcevoygermcevoy Posts: 414
    Is it much different to Slaying the Badger?
  • takethehighroadtakethehighroad Posts: 6,081
    Kelly says a similar thing in his book, about how there were 90-odd riders in his first Tour and 190-odd in his last.
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