'All the rider detail and race records you need' (The Times), the Yellow Jersey Companion to the Tour de France is 'endlessly fascinating' (Independent).
Les Woodland is the doyen of British cycling authors. In more than forty years in the sport he has written eighteen books on the subject, been published in five countries and three different languages. his first, Cycle Racing- Training to Win, stayed in print for more than twenty years. He lives near Toulouse in south-west France.
"All the rider detail and race records you need" * The Times * "Brilliantly researched, entertaining and exhaustive ... An absolute must for Tour historians and contemporary aficionados alike" * procycling * "Idiosyncratic, often opinionated and hugely informative ... A beautifully crafted volume" -- Simon O'Hagan * Independent on Sunday * "Endlessly fascinating" -- Books of the Year * Independent *