By Richard Moore
What if all of the top travel phases occurred in a single race? In Etape, severely acclaimed writer Richard Moore weaves first-person interviews with cycling's nice riders to collect a "dream crew" of the simplest journey de France phases in smooth background.
Featuring specific interviews with the Tour's legends and scoundrels approximately their best-ever day at the motorbike (and their such a lot heartbreaking defeats), Moore unravels lingering mysteries and recounts unusual stories from 20 nice phases of the journey: LeMond's very unlikely go back from near-death, Schleck's primal scream atop the Galibier, Merckx's self-described hardest journey, Cav's mind-bending victory in Aubenas, Hinault's hellish conflict with Fignon.
Etape assembles the best days of recent journey historical past right into a travel de France of amazing victory, excellent failure, surprising revelation, and gorgeous thoughts. within the phrases of these who have been there, Etape recreates on a daily basis vividly and divulges the sweetness and the insanity of cycling's maximum race.