The definitive account of the life of Britain's greatest cyclist, reissued with a new preface and final chapter
William Fotheringham writes for the Guardian and Observer on cycling and rugby. A former racing cyclist and launch editor of procycling and Cycle Sport magazines, he has reported on sixteen Tours de France as well as Six Nations rugby and the Olympic Games. He lives in Herefordshire with his wife and two children.
"The best cycling biography ever written" * Velo *
"An intelligent, perceptive portrait" * Guardian *
"A beautiful explanation of why Simpson's legend still exerts such a powerful hold" * Sunday Times *
"An enjoyable, clear-eyed biography" * Times Literary Supplement *
"The definitive story of Britain's greatest ever cyclist" -- Christmas books recommendations * Cycle Sport *