In the 1967 Tour de France, Tom Simpson, one of the greatest cyclists from Great Britain, has died while climbing Mont Ventoux, the “Giant of Provence”.
Continue reading Remembering Tom Simpson
As I wrote before, these days I am reading William Fotheringham’s “Put Me Back On My Bike – In search of Tom Simpson”. Like all books of Fotheringham, it is a worth to read book.
Continue reading Ferdi is too old… Ferdi hurts too much…
These days I am reading “Put Me Back On My Bike – In search of Tom Simpson” by William Fotheringham. This is my third Fotheringham book, after “Fallen Angel: The Passion of Fausto Coppi” and “Merckx: Half Man, Half Bike”.
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Stage 15 of Tour de France 2013 (100th edition) is a Mountain stage with summit finish between Givors and Mont Ventoux. The length of the course is 242.5 kilometers, the longest in 2013 Tour de France.
Continue reading Tour de France 2013 (100th edition) Stage 15 Profile