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Geraint Thomas - How a Welshman Won the Tour De France

£9.99

ISBN: 9781912631049

Publication Date October 2018
Publisher: Y Lolfa, Tal-y-bont

Format: Paperback, 215x140 mm, 170 pages

Language: English

 English Book of the Month: November 2018
The story of a Welsh cycling fan's 25-year love affair with le Tour de France, culminating in the joy of witnessing Geraint Thomas' unexpected victory in summer 2018. Is this the greatest ever Welsh sporting achievement? How does an unassuming bloke from Whitchurch win le Tour de France? And what was it like to see Geraint win
Table of Contents:
Prologue 
Stage 1: Noirmoutier-en-l'Île to Fontenay-le-Comte 
Stage 2: Mouilleron-Saint-Germain to La Roche-sur-Yon 
Stage 3: Team Time Trial - Cholet to Cholet 
Stage 4: La Baule to Sarzeau 
Stage 5: Lorient to Quimper 
Stage 6: Brest to Mûr-de-Bretagne 
Stage 7: Fougères to Chartres 
Stage 8: Dreux to Amiens 
Stage 9: Arras to Roubaix 
16 July - Rest day: Welsh cycling before Sky 
Stage 10: Annecy to Le Grand-Bornand 
Stage 11: Albertville to La Rosière 
Stage 12: Bourg-Saint-Maurice to Alpe d’Huez 
Stage 13: Bourg d’Oisans to Valence 
Stage 14: Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux to Mende 
Stage 15: Millau to Carcassonne 
23 July - Rest day: Geraint Thomas 
Stage 16: Carcassonne to Bagnères-de-Luchon 
Stage 17: Bagnères-de-Luchon to Saint-Lary-Soulan 
Stage 18: Trie-sur-Baïse to Pau 
Stage 19: Lourdes to Laruns 
Stage 20: ITT - Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle to Espelette
Stage 21: Houilles to Paris Champs-Élysées Acknowledgements

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