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The Six Day Bicycle Races By Peter Nye

The Six Day Bicycle Races by Peter Nye

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Summary

Six day bicycle racing was the biggest thing in the sporting world during the 1920s and early 1930s. This book tells the story of this sports discipline, tracing its roots back to the 1890s to its eventual decline at the beginning of the Second World War, and the more attempts to revitalise it.

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The Six Day Bicycle Races: America's Jazz-age Sport by Peter Nye

Six day bicycle racing was the biggest thing in the sporting world during the 1920s and early 1930s. Then, the race track was the centre of entertainment, and of course betting was what held it all together. In this book, Peter Nye, in collaboration with photographer Jeff Groman and documentary film producer Mark Tyson, tells the story of this unique sports discipline, tracing its roots back to the 1890s to its eventual decline at the beginning of the Second World War, and the more recent attempts to revitalise it.

About Peter Nye

Peter Nye is an author who has published several books on the history of cycling, including Hearts of Lyons: The History of Bicycle Racing in America. For this book, he has received assistance from Jeff Groman, whose collection of Six-Day photographs and memorabilia is the basis of most of the illustrations, and Mark Tyson, who has produced a TV documentary film scheduled to be broadcast in 2006.

Additional information

GOR005203562
The Six Day Bicycle Races: America's Jazz-age Sport by Peter Nye
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Van Der Plas Publications,U.S.
2006-06-29
224
189249549X
9781892495495
N/A
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