The Road Book 2019 - Ned Boulting
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The Road Book 2019 raises the standard even further. Charting a momentous season in cycling including all three Grand Tours, the legendary Monuments, and the iconic Yorkshire held World Championships.
Launched in 2018, The Road Book is the first of its kind, supplying every single World Tour race across the men’s and women’s calendar, exclusive essays from leading figures within cycling, team profiles and more.
The Road Book has become the indispensable companion to every serious cycling fan, commentator and admirer of the sport.
- Philippe Auclair explores the effervescent character of his superstar compatriot Julian Alaphilippe
- Paul Fournel – Parisian philosopher, playwright and cycling obsessive has written a poem in which he laments his country’s continuing frustration
- Matt Rendell puts into context the deeper significance of Egan Bernal’s extraordinary victory
- Orla Chennaoui examines the unique contribution – and differing opinions – of former rivals Ina Teutenberg and Giorgia Bronzini
- Kit Nicholson charts the rise to the top of the latest Dutch star; the unstoppable Lorena Wiebes
- Richard Carapaz writes exclusively for The Road Book about his sensational Giro d’Italia win
- Philippe Gilbert relives his victory at Paris–Roubaix, from flag drop to the famous showers
- Annemiek van Vleuten offers an exclusive first-person account of how she claimed her first World Road Race Championship
- Bob Roll tells of the hurt he feels at the loss of Paul Sherwen and the heavy responsibility of commentating alongside Phil Liggett
- Michael Hutchinson picks apart in forensic detail the Amstel Gold Race, won in breathtaking fashion by Mathieu van der Poel
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Like his delicate prose on the ITV and Never Strays Far Podcast, this book and its meaty companion volumes are unique encyclopedic works that are must haves for anyone interested in the culture and details of the sport. A unique and wonderful contribution by a learned observer of the metier.
Boultings road book full of fascinating details of road races interesting stories and great pictures
When I originally bought a copy of the book, I was going to give it to my brother-in-law (a fellow fan) as a Christmas present — but I absolutely couldn't part with it. The essays are definitely the best cycling companion over the barren winter months, and it's made me really excited for the TDU in the new year. Cannot recommend it highly enough