Magic Spanner: The World of Cycling According to Carlton Kirby by Carlton Kirby, Robbie Broughton
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Overview: Mr Cycling," Eurosport commentator Carlton Kirby, offers an expert, behind-the-scenes view of the world’s greatest cycling races, including the Tour de France, Vuelta a Espana, Giro d’Italia and the classics.
Written with a candid and amusing authority that comes from over 25 years of sports commentary with Eurosport, Carlton Kirby gives an insider’s view of competitive cycling delivered in the inimitable, humorous, and at times outspoken style for which he has become globally famous.
Peppered with hilarious anecdotes of life on the road with Tour legend Sean Kelly, Kirby indulges in some soap-box moments to lambast his various bugbears, from crazy spectators in mankinis and lazy Italian monks to the more serious issues of rider safety, team strategies and questionable ethics.
With his mix of expert opinion and trademark wit, Carlton covers the funny, the serious, the heartbreaking, and the more bizarre moments of professional cycling.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs