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The Late Laurent Fignon Looks Back


Laurent Fignon: When We Were Young And Carefree By Laurent Fignon (Yellow Jersey Press/Random House/2010) Translated from the French by William Fotheringham Review by Jeffrey Morseburg The late Laurent Fignon rarely gave journalists or their readers what they wanted.  In … Continue reading

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The Great Climbers and the Grand Tours


Uphill Battle: Cycling’s Great Climbers By Owen Mulholland (Velo Press, 2003) Review by Jeffrey Morseburg In bicycle racing, the ability to climb mountains well is a relative thing. Thanks to the miracle of modern technology and the invention of the … Continue reading

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The Lost World of French Professional Cycling in the 1950s


Tomorrow We Ride by Jean Bobet Review by Jeffrey Morseburg American cyclists tend to come from the ranks of the great middle class or even from affluent backgrounds.  Tour de France champion Greg Lemond grew up in the tony Lake … Continue reading

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