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When Marie Marvingt decided to ride the 1908 Tour de France she was told "absolument, non!" Instead, she rode each stage 15 minutes after the official racers had departed and finished all 4,488 kms of the parcours - a feat that only 36 of the 110 men who entered the race could equal. Her motto? "I decided to do everything better, always and forever." It's in the spirit of Breakneck Marie that this book has been written.
These fresh and vibrant voices examine the sport from a new perspective to provide insights that rarely make it into the mainstream: what is it like to be a top women rider or to work in their support team? Where is the women's sport heading and when will more women be represented at the highest level of sport's governance?
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By LaLa on 02-04-17
Excellent look at Women's cycling
What made the experience of listening to Ride the Revolution the most enjoyable?
The reader is fabulous and the stories told are captivating
Any additional comments?
Fantastic view of the women cyclists past and present as well as the women that work for the men's teams that have shaped the sport today. Funny, sharp, and well written.
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