Slaying the Badger: LeMond, Hinault and the Greatest Ever Tour de France

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Yellow Jersey Press, 2011 - Cyclists - 296 pages
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'Slaying the Badger' relives the adrenaline, the agony, the camaraderie, the betrayals and the pure exhilaration of the 1986 Tour de France, which saw an epic battle between veteran Bernard Hinault and the young American, Greg LeMond.

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This book explores the world of professional cycling through the lives of two great competitors and their rivalry during the 1986 Tour de France. The French Bernard Hinault was a grizzled veteran and ... Read full review

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For those that are interested in cycling and the Tour de France, this book provides an in depth behind the scenes portrayal of both Bernard Hinault and Greg Lemond. Anecdotes are provided by fellow ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

RICHARD MOORE is a freelance journalist and author. His first book, In Search of Robert Millar, won Best Biography at the 2008 British Sports Book Awards. His second book, Heroes, Villains & Velodromes, was long-listed for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year. He writes on cycling and sport and is a regular contributor to the Guardian, Sky Sports and The Scotsman. He is also a former racing cyclist who represented Scotland at the 1998 Commonwealth Games.

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