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The Road Book 2021 - Ned Boulting -Signed

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BRILLIANT ESSAYS. ESSENTIAL DATA. EVERY YEAR.

The Road Book 2021

Through Hardship to the Stars

Born in 2018, The Road Book is the first of its kind, supplying data from every single World Tour race across the Men’s and Women’s calendar, exclusive essays, editorial from leading figures within cycling, team profiles, and the kind of considered editorial our readers will dip in and out of for years to come.

In its fourth year, The Road Book 2021 recounts in full the second successive season that the world of cycling was rocked by the destructive nature of COVID-19. Through hardship to the stars, this year’s edition shines a light on the riders, races and fans of the sport who through endurance have created some of the most pulsating and emotional moments of racing history. 

The Road Book provides any fan of the sport the ultimate chronicle that is truly unique and pays tribute to a year like no other.

ESSAYS INCLUDE:

  • Jasper Stuyven, Sarah Storey, Lizzie Deignan, Tadej Pogačar

    - Exclusive Winners’ Words from inside the peloton, documenting first accounts of the best victories in the 2021 calendar and detailed in unrivalled intimacy.

  • KIT NICHOLSON

    - "The End is Where We Start From". Details the extraordinary events of Mark Cavendish’s fairytale 2021. From possible retirement to equalling Eddy Merckx’s all time Tour de France stage wins.

  • KATHRYN BERTINE

    - "A Standing Start". A fascinating dive into how activism broke her, rebuilt her and became her cornerstone as she lobbied for equality in Women’s racing and the creation of La Course.

  • PETER KAMASA

    - "Continental Drift - Africa's Greatest Race". Born out of genocide in the 1990s, Kamasa delves into the meaning behind Africa’s biggest cycling race and the increasing power of cycling within the nation.

  • DAN MARTIN

    -"Completing the Set". Recounts in intimate detail his stage by stage recollection of the 2021 Giro d’Italia and reflects on the incredibly achievement of completing his collection of Grand Tour stage victories.

  • TOM PIDCOCK

    -"In the Cross Fire". Reflects on how he first entered the world of Cyclocross, managing expectations in pro cycling and ambitions to become World Champion.

  • DANIEL FRIEBE

    -"A Pilgrim's Progess". Provides a lens into psychology of Primoz Roglic as he recovered from disappointment at the Tour de France to triumph in Tokyo and La Vuelta.

  • CECILIE UTTRUP LUDWIG

    -"Shaking My Confidence". Details her long awaited and difficult journey to her first WorldTour victory in the Vuelta de Burgos.

  • TOMAS VAN DEN SPIEGEL

    -"The Racemaker". Dissects the importance of cycling to Flanders and the growing importance of the Ronde van Drenthe to the region and the cycling calendar.

 

To buy the 2020 edition - click here

 

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