A unique visual guide to the Tour de France, which celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2003.
The Tour de France is one of the most gruelling, exacting and exciting events on the world's sporting calendar. It has received greater attention in recent years by the participation of Lance Armstrong, cancer survivor and four-times winner of one of the greatest sporting challenges ever.
In 2003 the Tour de France celebrates its 100th anniversary. This book is a unique visual guide to the first century of the Tour and, with it, the changing face of France. The images in the book cover all aspects of the life of le Tour, from road-side spectators to competitors, marshals and the majestic scenery of a beautiful country. It also includes a foreword by a prominent Tour competitor.