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Best cycling books for 2022: 11 inspirational reads

Best cycling books for 2022: 11 inspirational reads

With so many fascinating cycling books available, including tales of Tour de France champions and investigations into doping scandals, it can be tricky choosing your…

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With so many fascinating cycling books available, including tales of Tour de France champions and investigations into doping scandals, it can be tricky choosing your next read. We’ve put together a list of the best cycling books to help you out.

Gain an insight into what it takes to be a professional cyclist; learn about the history of a specific ride such as LEJOG, Giro d’Italia or The Transcontinental and delve into personal accounts of world-record attempts with our selection of the best cycling books.

Whether you’re after an insightful read for an upcoming holiday, or a cycling gift for a fellow bike enthusiast, we’ve got you covered. Best cycling books for 2022

End to End

Fancy riding from Land’s End to John O’Groats? LEJOG, JOGLE, End to End, whatever you want to call it, you can read all about it in Paul Jones’ highly regarded narrative. In an attempt to understand what it takes to ride the length of the UK, occasional racing cyclist Jones took to the challenge himself and thankfully for us, has written a captivating account of his experience.

Jones also delves into the history of record-breaking attempts and describes meetings with those who have cycled the route in quite remarkable times, such as Eileen Sheridan and Michael Broadwith.

A great gift for those who are keen to give LEJOG a go, or have an interest in the route’s history, this cycling book has been praised for its honest and fascinating nature. For more literature, take […]

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