Overview:Queens of Pain: Legends and rebels of cycling - Queens of Pain tells the remarkable and largely unknown tale of women's cycle racing from the 1890's to the early 1990's. From the fin-de-siecle velodromes of North America to the glamour and chaos of the first women's Tour de France, Queens of Pain offers a sweeping panorama of female racing history. Told through the lives of the great champions, its heroines include stuntwomen and speed skaters, young mothers and teenage tearaways, shop assistants and coal-delivery girls. When prejudice and officialdom denied them one stage they found another: from six-day track racing to epic place to place records, from 12-hour time trials to unofficial road races. The greatly expanded women's racing scene of today is the direct legacy of these pioneering riders whose stories form an unbroken thread since the invention of the bicycle.

This book is on page /0fb06c92acf561788291222b8bb2eff7/book/1603725644-9781912164059. It was written by the following authors: Darling, Mottram, ANDREWS, Wallace, Saunders, Isabel Best, Blumire, Bluetrain Publishing Ltd., Mues, Hayes. Book Queens of Pain: Legends and rebels of cycling, which can be read online, published by the company: Rapha Racing Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Biography, True Stories, Sports Books. The book was published on 2018-10-10 00:00:00. It has 240 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 690 g. File for download Queens of Pain: Legends and rebels of cycling has PDF format and is called queens-of-pain-legends-and-rebels-of-cycling.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our poumm.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.

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