Cycling's Golden Age
Cycling's Golden Age takes us inside the world's largest collection of cycling memorabilia with an intimate look at one of the sport's most memorable eras, 1946-1967. From the commanding victories of Fausto Coppi to the rise of Jacques Anquetil, the Horton Collection boasts never-before-published photographs and countless jerseys, trophies, posters, and other artifacts. Cycling historian Owen Mulholland weaves it all together with the tales of each rider, their admirable feats, and the nostalgia of each item in the collection.
This unprecedented collection of over 400 cycling artefacts and photographs brings to life one of the sport's most memorable eras, 1946-1967 - from Fausto Coppi to Jacques Anquetil.
Foreword by cycling legend Eddy Merckx, who was inspired by the riders of Cycling's Golden Age and went on to become arguably the greatest cyclist in history.
Features never-before-published photographs of unforgettable cycling heroes like Fausto Coppi, Hugo Kobet, Charly Gaul and Jacques Anquetil.
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Cordee Code: CTB829
No of Pages: 240
Page Size: 255 x 280 mm
ISBN 10: 1931382875
ISBN 13: 9781931382878
Publisher: Velo Press
Published Date: September 2006
Illustrations: sepia and colour photos