The Resource Gironimo! : Riding the Very Terrible 1914 Tour of Italy., Tim Moore, (electronic resource - Digital audiobook)

Gironimo! : Riding the Very Terrible 1914 Tour of Italy., Tim Moore, (electronic resource - Digital audiobook)

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Gironimo! : Riding the Very Terrible 1914 Tour of Italy.
Title
Gironimo!
Title remainder
Riding the Very Terrible 1914 Tour of Italy.
Statement of responsibility
Tim Moore
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Contributor
Language
eng
Summary
The 1914 Giro d'Italia was the most difficult bike race in history; eighty-one riders started and only eight finished. Now Tim Moore is going to attempt it himself, and he's committed to total authenticity. Twelve years after Tim Moore toiled around the route of the Tour de France, he senses his achievement being undermined by the truth about "Horrid Lance." His rash response is to take on a fearsome challenge from an age of untarnished heroes: the notorious 1914 Giro d'Italia. History's most appalling bike race was an ordeal of 400-kilometer stages filled with cataclysmic storms, roads strewn with nails, and even the loss of an eye by one competitor-and it was all on a diet of raw eggs and red wine. Of the eighty-one riders who rolled out of Milan, only eight made it back. To truly capture the essence of what these riders endured a century ago, Tim acquires the ruined husk of a gearless, wooden-wheeled 1914 road bike, some maps, and an alarming period outfit topped off with a pair of blue-lensed welding goggles. As Moore rides up and over the Alps and then down to the Adriatic (with only wine corks for brakes), Gironimo! is an adventure that is by turns bold, beautiful, and madly inspiring
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Midwest
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Moore, Tim
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other
PerformerNote
Narrator: Gildart Jackson
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  • Jackson, Gildart
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adult
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Label
Gironimo! : Riding the Very Terrible 1914 Tour of Italy., Tim Moore, (electronic resource - Digital audiobook)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11346934
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MWT11346934
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 32 min.))
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Publisher number
MWT11346934
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sound
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Gironimo! : Riding the Very Terrible 1914 Tour of Italy., Tim Moore, (electronic resource - Digital audiobook)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11346934
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11346934
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 32 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11346934
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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