Sweat Of The Gods
By Benjo Maso
Subtitled The Myths and Legends Of Bicycle Racing, Sweat of the Gods by Dutch sociologist Benjo Maso dissects the history of racing - specifically our need to have heroes, and the legacy of suffering on the bike.
Focusing primarily on the Tour de France, Maso explains the intricate relationships that occur between fans, the cycling industry, and the media that contextualizes it all. A fascinating read.
Paperback | 166 pages | 6" x 8.5"