French Revolutions: Cycling the Tour de France

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Random House, Jan 18, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 288 pages
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Self-confessed loafer Time Moore, seduced by the speed and glamour of the biggest annual sporting even in the world, sets out to cycle the course of the Tour de France. All 3,630km of it. Racing old men on butchers' bikes and chased by cows, Moore soon resorts to standard race tactics - cheating and drugs - in a hilarious and moving tale of true adventure.

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User Review  - MiaCulpa - LibraryThing

Only the drunk, mad or those in search of a topic would cycle the Tour de France with no prior training. Moore fits into, at least, the third category. So Moore greases up the bicycle, almost gets ... Read full review

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User Review  - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing

Funny. Funny. Funny. I like that Moore's writing is unapologetic snarky. If you are sensitive to sarcasm and foul language, stay away! This book is lightly peppered with words only a hearty rant could ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Tim Moore's books include French Revolutions, Do Not Pass Go, Spanish Steps and Nul Points and I Believe in Yesterday. He lives in London.

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