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Painter and decorator and a circus acrobat Would this ramshackle pack of cyclists draw crowds to throng France's rutted roads and cheer the first Tour heroes? Surprisingly it did and all thanks to a marketing ruse cycling would never be the same again Peter Cossins takes us through the inaugural Tour de France painting a nuanced portrait of France in the early 1900s to see where the greatest sporting event of all bega Historian Peter Cossins’ book The First Tour De France is t

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Butcher Blacksmith Acrobat SweepBlacksmith who had never raced before Dreamed up to revive struggling newspaper L'Auto cyclists of the time were wary of this 'heroic' race on roads suited to hooves than wheels riding hefty fixed gear bikes for three full weeks 'With a few francs you could win 3000' the paper declared in desperation eventually attracting a field comprising a handful of the era's professional racers and among other hopefuls a butcher I found this on the new book shelf at the public library To m