Author(s): Robert Dineen
Everything you have ever wanted to know about the world of road cycling in 101 fun and contemporary infographics. From race record breakers to the most colorful characters of the peloton, the toughest moments of the Tours to the kitchiest team kit—be amazed, amused, and awed by the wealth of information packed into these pages. A must-read for all cycling enthusiasts, Velopedia indulges bike-buffs with all the statistics, facts, and cycling know-how you could ever want.
Contents include: The peloton’s most striking taches and hairdos; The most outrageous team kits; The most memorable victory salutes; The biggest solo breaks in the history of the Tour de France; The peloton’s most unusual nicknames; The oldest Tour participants; Famous peloton punch-ups; The best and worst cycling tattoos; Greg LeMond by numbers
Robert Dineen is the author of Reg Harris:The rise and fall of Britain's greatest cyclist and Kings of the Road: A journey into the heart of British cycling, which was long-listed for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year. A sports journalist with the Daily Telegraph, he was runner-up in the Vogue Young Writer of the Year and in the Irish Post Young Sports Writer of the Year awards.