Robert Chapatte
Robert Chapatte (born 14 October 1922, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, d. 19 January 1997, Paris) was a former Tour de France rider, the voice of the race on television and radio and the inventor of Chapat...
Sam Mussabini
Scipio Africanus "Sam" Mussabini (1867–1927) was an athletics coach best known for his work with Harold Abrahams. In total, he coached athletes to eleven medals over five Olympic Games. However in an ...
Matthew Hansen
Matthew Hansen is an author former Editor in Chief for Marvel Comics/Dabel Brothers Productions. A former competitive cyclist, Hansen lives in Toronto, Canada. He began his publishing career as a cycl...
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Richard Ballantine
Richard Ballantine (25 July 1940 - 29 May 2013) was a cycling writer, journalist and cycling advocate. Born in America, the son of Ian and Betty Ballantine of Ballantine Books, and educated at the Bro...
Dan Koeppel
Dan Koeppel (born 1962) is an American author and columnist. He has written columns for the New York Times Magazine and Popular Science, as well as having written extensively in a variety of mountain...
Zapata Espinoza
Born March 12, 1960 in Hollywood, CA. Zapata 'Zap' Espinoza is a journalist and current editor-in-chief of Road Bike Action Magazine a Hi-Torque Publication. He was formerly editor of two American mou...
Phil Liggett
Philip 'Phil' Alexander Liggett, MBE (born 11 August 1943) is an English commentator and journalist who covers professional cycling. He currently commentates on the Tour de France and bike races for I...
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William Fotheringham
William Fotheringham (born 1964 or 1965) is a sports writer specialising in cycling and rugby. As a newspaper journalist he writes for The Guardian. Fotheringham was a features editor for Cycling Week...
Jacques Augendre
Jacques Augendre (b. Paris, France, 28 April 1925) is the first journalist to have followed 50 Tours de France. Jacques Goddet covered 53 but from 1936 to 1986 he was also the race organiser. Pierre C...
L. A. Confidentiel
L.A. Confidentiel: Les secrets de Lance Armstrong (L.A. Confidential: Lance Armstrong's Secrets) is a book by sports journalist Pierre Ballester and The Sunday Times sports correspondent David Walsh. ...
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Michael Hutchinson (cyclist)
Michael Hutchinson (born 20 November 1973 in Northern Ireland) is a British racing cyclist and writer who has represented Great Britain and Northern Ireland at events including the Commonwealth Games....
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Albert Baker d'Isy
Albert Baker d'Isy (b. Paris 18 April 1906, d. 20 May 1968) was a French cycling journalist and author and the founder of the Grand Prix des Nations international time-trial. He is considered, in the ...
Frederick Thomas Bidlake
Frederick Thomas Bidlake (1867 – 17 September 1933) was an English racing cyclist of the late 19th century who became one of the most notable administrators of British road bicycle racing during the e...
Annie Londonderry
Annie “Londonderry” Cohen Kopchovsky (1870–1947) was the first woman to bicycle around the world. She was a free-thinking young woman, who reinvented herself as the daring “Annie Londonderry” —...
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Paul Sherwen
Paul Sherwen (born 7 June 1956) is an English former professional racing cyclist. He is now a broadcaster on cycling, notably the Tour de France. He raced in seven editions of the Tour, finishing five...
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Pierre Chany
Pierre Chany (16 December 1922 – 18 June 1996) was a French cycling journalist. He covered the Tour de France 49 times and was for a long time the main cycling writer for the daily newspaper, L'...
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René Fallet
René Fallet (1927–1983) was a French screenwriter.He wrote a novel that the movie,La Soupe aux choux was later based on.
Hugh Porter
Hugh William Porter MBE (born Wolverhampton, England, 27 January 1940) is one of Britain's greatest former professional cyclists, winning four world titles in the individual pursuit - more than any ot...
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Antoine Blondin
Antoine Blondin (11 April 1922 – 7 June 1991) was a French writer.He belonged to the literary group called the Hussards. He was also a sports columnist in L'Équipe. Blondin also wrote under the name ...
Henri Desgrange
Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865, Paris – 16 August 1940) was a French bicycle racer and sports journalist. He set 12 world track cycling records, including the hour record of 35.325 kilometres ...
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Thomas Stevens (cyclist)
Thomas Stevens (born 24 December 1854, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England, died London, 24 January 1935, aged 80) was the first person to circle the globe by bicycle. He rode a large-wheeled Ordinary...
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Jock Wadley
John Borland (Jock) Wadley (1914 – March 1981) was an English journalist whose magazines and reporting opened Continental cycle racing to fans in Britain.Wadley covered 18 Tours de France from 1956. H...
George Herbert Stancer
George Herbert Stancer OBE (b. Pocklington, Yorkshire, England, 17 April 1878 –d. October 1962) was a notable English racing cyclist of the late 19th century who became one of the most notable adminis...
Serge Lang (skiing)
Serge Lang (June 6, 1920 – November 21, 1999) was a French journalist, alpine skier, and the founder of the alpine skiing World Cup. As a journalist he covered alpine skiing, cycling, and other spor...
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