Wednesday September 30, 2020

Pacy ride limps to a surprising finish

Born To Ride by Stephen Roche. Yellow Jersey Press, €15. Reviewed by Dick O'Brien.

30th June, 2012
2
Stephen Roche winning the Tour de France in 1987: he won the Giro d'Italia and the World Championships in the same year. Photo: AP

Born To Ride by Stephen Roche

.....

Although he'd already won the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia that year, Stephen Roche wasn't considered one of the favourites when he lined out at the start of the World Championships on September 6, 1987. However, Roche had seen an opportunity. Rain had begun to fall and the circuit was more difficult than most people believed. Although still assuming that he would most likely end up working...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

This product does not auto-renew

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The best writing and and the biggest stories of 2019 from the Business Post

Richie Oakley | 9 months ago

Denis O’Brien is back in court, residents continue to fight the Council on halting site and a row surfaces in government over rent control proposals

Leanna Byrne | 4 years ago