Project Rainbow: How British Cycling Reached the Top of the World (Hardback)
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Project Rainbow: How British Cycling Reached the Top of the World (Hardback)

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Twenty years ago, British road cycling was in the doldrums: today it is at the top of the world, thanks to Bradley Wiggins's Tour de France win, Mark Cavendish's Road World title and the dominance of the British squad, Team Sky. Cycling has become that rare beast, a story of British sporting success built from the bottom up. As GB Elite Road Coach and Team Sky's Performance Manager, Rod Ellingworth is one of the chief architects behind that success. Here, for the first time, he tells the story of this amazing journey: the meteoric rise of both teams to the top of the road cycling world, and the four-year campaign that led to Mark Cavendish's historic Road World Championships title in 2011. With an introduction by Mark Cavendish.

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571303496
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 564 g
Dimensions: 241 x 161 x 28 mm
Edition: Main

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“The unsung hero of British cycling”

British cycling has been riding a crest of a wave and one of the keystones in the foundation that this success has been built is Rod Ellingworth. His work in developing the under 23 squad, including a young Mark... More

Hardback edition
2nd April 2014
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“A Very High Opinion of Himself”

What should be a great book is spoilt by the author's look at me style.

Hardback edition
5th January 2014
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“Great insiders view of the rise of British cycling”

I really enjoyed this book. Having followed road cycling for 20+ years it's great to read a proper insiders view of the rise of British road cycling over the last few amazing years.

Hardback edition
1st March 2014
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