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Major Taylor; the extraordinary career of a champion bicycle racer.

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Major Taylor; the extraordinary career of a champion bicycle racer by Andrew Ritchie. Published by Bicycle Books 1988. Hardback with dust jacket . Ex library copy. Jacket and boards are worn at lower edges.

Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor (November 26, 1878 – June 21, 1932) was an American track cyclist who began his amateur career while he was still a teenager in Indianapolis, Indiana. He became a professional racer in 1896, at the age of 18, and won the sprint event at the 1899 world track championships in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to become the first African American to achieve the level of world champion and the second black athlete to win a world championship in any sport.

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Author(s):
Ritchie A
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23x15x2cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0933201141
ISBN-13:
9780933201149
Number of pages:
304
Publisher:
Bicycle Books
Title:
Major Taylor; the extraordinary career of a champion bicycle racer

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Major Taylor; the extraordinary career of a champion bicycle racer by Andrew Ritchie. Published by Bicycle Books 1988. Hardback with dust jacket . Ex library copy. Jacket and boards are worn at lower edges.

Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor (November 26, 1878 – June 21, 1932) was an American track cyclist who began his amateur career while he was still a teenager in Indianapolis, Indiana. He became a professional racer in 1896, at the age of 18, and won the sprint event at the 1899 world track championships in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to become the first African American to achieve the level of world champion and the second black athlete to win a world championship in any sport.

Author(s):
Ritchie A
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23x15x2cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0933201141
ISBN-13:
9780933201149
Number of pages:
304
Publisher:
Bicycle Books
Title:
Major Taylor; the extraordinary career of a champion bicycle racer

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