Award-winning sports Journalist and author
Award-winning sports Journalist and author
  • Put Me Back on My Bike: In Search of Tom Simpson

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    This biography of the legendary, controversial Tom Simpson was first published in 2002 and has become one of the biggest selling cycling books of recent years.

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This biography of the legendary, controversial Tom Simpson was first published in 2002 and has become one of the biggest selling cycling books of recent years.

As well as being a detailed account of Simpson’s colourful life through interviews with key figures such as Helen and Barry Hoban, Harry Hall, Brian Robinson and Colin Lewis, and through a previously unpublished correspondence with his close friend George Shaw, Put Me Back looks in detail at the reasons for Simpson’s tragic death.

It was re-issued in paperback in 2007 with hitherto unknown material from people close to Simpson.

Reviews:

“a modern classic of cycling literature”
Richard Williams, The Guardian

Review from The Guardian, August 2002
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Review from The Guardian, July 2002
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Yellow Jersey Press
First published June 2002
ISBN 9780224061865