A new book Greg LeMond: Yellow Jersey Racer celebrates LeMond’s entire legendary career through huge photographs and revealing interviews with LeMond, his teammates, and his rivals.
Please enjoy this sample gallery from the new book, available from VeloPress.com and in your local bookstore or bike shop.
Click the gallery below to see the images at larger size. The book when opened measures 18 inches wide by 12 inches tall, the perfect canvas for photographs from LeMond’s entire career.
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1978 U.S. national junior road race championships, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. From left: Greg Demgen (4th), Greg LeMond (2nd), Jeff Bradley (1st), Steve Wood (3rd), and Ron Kiefel (5th). Together, these riders would form the basis of U.S. success at the junior world championships in 1978 and 1979.
A new book, Greg LeMond: Yellow Jersey Racer, celebrates LeMond’s entire legendary career through huge photographs and revealing interviews with LeMond, his teammates, and his rivals. LeMond’s early promise as a young rider of limitless talent, his raw battle to take victory in the 1986 Tour, his unbelievable comeback from near death, the resurgence of his career as he faced a new generation of supercharged EPO athletes—this celebration of LeMond covers it all with incisive writing, intimate interviews with teammates and rivals, and illuminating photographs. Key moments in LeMond’s career are documented with spectacular photography including the iconic pictures you remember and new images not seen outside LeMond’s personal circles.
Includes extensive contributions from LeMond and interviews with Jeff Bradley, Kent Gordis, Phil Anderson, Sean Kelly, Ron Kiefel, Stephen Roche, Robert Millar, Shelley Verses, Andy Hampsten, Johan Lammerts, Ronan Pensec, Otto Jacome, and Chris Boardman.