Simon J P Connellan

Helpful votes received on reviews: 94% (16 of 17)
Location: Talygarn, Rhondda Cynon Taff United Kingdom


Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,189,894 - Total Helpful Votes: 16 of 17
Project Rainbow: How British Cycling Reached the T&hellip by Rod Ellingworth
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Well worth a read, no holds barred background to British Cycling and Mark Cavendish Rainbow Jersey attempt in 2011, and the Olympics
Le Tour: A Century of the Tour de France by Greg Lemond
15 of 16 people found the following review helpful
Having followed the Tour de France for the last 15 years, I still wonder over the excitement, colour, endurance, personality and character of the world's largest travelling sporting event. This book cover all the images of the last 100 years, from the very outset as an event to sell newspapers to what it has become today.
This book covers through its original black and white photography to colour images the characters, scenery and majesty of the event. I specifically enjoyed the black and white images of some the unbelievable characters, from the actual riding, to the behind the scenes, especially the one of the great Fausto Coppi refusing to leave his bed after abandoning the tour in… Read more

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