Put Me Back on My Bike: In Search of Tom Simpson

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The cyclist Tom Simpson was an Olympic medallist, world champion and the first Briton to wear the fabled yellow jersey of the Tour de France. He died a tragic early death on the barren moonscape of the Mont Ventoux during the 1967 Tour. Almost 35 years on, hundreds of fans still make the pilgrimage to the windswept memorial which marks the spot where he died. A man of contradictions, Simpson was one of the first cyclists to admit to using banned drugs, and was accused of fixing races, yet the dapper "Major Tom" inspired ...

Put Me Back on My Bike: In Search of Tom Simpson 2014, Yellow Jersey Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780224092395

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Put Me Back on My Bike: In Search of Tom Simpson 2007, Random House UK

ISBN-13: 9780224080187

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Put Me Back on My Bike: In Search of Tom Simpson 2003, Yellow Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780224061872

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