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  • End To End

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    End To End

    The End to End record is the longest place-to-place cycling record in Britain. It is a daunting 842 miles and for the men and women who attempt to break the record, there can be no second place, only the binary outcome of total success or failure. Paul Jones decided to ride from Land’s End to John o’ Groats in an attempt to understand the relentless physical and mental challenges involved. ‘End to End’ is a captivating and beautifully written narrative. A portrayal of hope and ambition, of what happens when things go wrong and how hard it is to make them right. It is about courage, obsession and joy, but above all else, it is a compelling exploration of why journeys matter for all of us.

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  • Revolutions

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    Revolutions

    Many of the women we read about within these pages were told they couldn’t or shouldn’t cycle, but they did so anyway. Whether winning medals or spreading the word about votes for women, their stories are an inspiration. In this gloriously celebratory book, Hannah Ross introduces us to the women who are part of the rich and varied history of cycling, many of whom have been pushed to the margins or forgotten.

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