Rouleur - Issue 17.5 (September 2017)#books-and-magazines #magazines #rouleur
Tom Simpson might have been a great racer, but the public persona of the bowler-hatted Brit made the man from a Northern mining town a superstar of his day. From Andy McGrath’s new book on Simpson, 50 years after the tragedy of Mont Ventoux.
Few can lay claim to working on 50 Tours de France – and certainly not photographers. John Pierce’s route to the half-century via his extraordinary mother, a lottery win and a Lambretta...
“I have no idea what is going on, but it’s bloody great to watch.”The Hammer Series kicks off in Holland, but will it take off?
Also featuring: Tour de France street art from Luxembourg, radical Californian thinking at Specialized, Esteban Chaves, debunking Tour myths and legends, women improving with age and cool clothing for a hot summer. Plus columnists Matt Seaton, Matt Rendell and Robert Millar.