Discussing :: Win Gironimo!: Riding the Very Terrible 1914 Tour of Italy

Twelve years after Tim Moore toiled round the route of the Tour de France, he senses his achievement being undermined by the truth about 'Horrid Lance'. His rash response is to take on a fearsome challenge from an age of untarnished heroes: the notorious 1914 Giro d'Italia.   History's most appalling bike race was an ordeal of 400-kilometre stages, cataclysmic night storms and relentless sabotage - all on a diet of raw eggs and red wine. Of the 81 who rolled out of Milan, only eight made it back. Committed to total authenticity, Tim acquires the ruined husk of a gearless, wooden-wheeled 1914 road bike, some maps and an alarming ... read full article

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Win Gironimo!: Riding the Very Terrible 1914 Tour of Italy

Something new to read thanks...:) x

#2

by bookshelf is full but oh my god. i want this

#3

This sounds like an amazing adventure please, thank you.

#4

Sounds like an interesting read.

#5

a must have book

#6

Sounds fun (to read, not do!)

#7

Love to read anything about Italy.

#8

Wow, what a challenge!

#9

Keen to read xx

#10

Very inspirational book!

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