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Shoulder to Shoulder : Bicycle Racing in the Age of Anquetil (Hardcover)
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Born from one of the world’s finest collections of cycling artifacts, Shoulder to Shoulder gathers over 100 striking photographs from the 1960s, the waning days of cycling’s golden age. These previously unpublished photographs witness the rise of a generation of cycling superstars whose gutsy riding and fabulous style formed the basis of the modern era of professional bike racing.
Outsized personalities, treacherous rivalries, and a rebellious culture soaked in the color of the times—all these facets of the sport come to life through the breathtaking photography ofShoulder to Shoulder.
Includes original photograps from the Horton Collection: Jacques Anquetil, Rik Van Looy, Tom Simpson, Raymond Poulidor, Jan Janssen, Miguel Poblet, Rudi Altig, Federico Bahamontes, Felice Gimondi.