Hearts of Lions: The History of American Bicycle Racing
Until the 1920s, bike races outdrew all other American sports including baseball. This colorful, exciting period of sports history, a saga of courage and occasional lunacy is re-created by the author, a prize-winning racer himself. Photos.
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Review: Hearts of LionsUser Review - Rob - Goodreads
Favorite tidbit: The Salt Palace was originally constructed out of salt and housed Utah's mineral samples and was the ticket booth for the hugely popular velodrome behind. Read full review
Review: Hearts of LionsUser Review - Kevin - Goodreads
Well-researched and totally interesting. Published in 1988, you'll never see the words "Lance Armstrong" on any of the pages. I think this has been out of print for a while but it's not hard to come by. Found my copy through an Amazon seller a couple years ago for 5 bucks. Read full review