Magic Spanner: The World of Cycling According to Carlton

Magic Spanner: The World of Cycling According to Carlton Kirby Carlton is never lost for words, whether commentating or writing A genuine one off with a ready wit and a killer anecdote to hand at all times Ian Cleverly, Rouleur Carlton Kirby is no ordinary cycling commentator, so it is not surprising that this very entertaining book is no ordinary Grand Tour on a bicycle A very enjoyable journey for everyone Phil Liggett MBE, NBC Tour de France commentator Carlton Kirby s infectious enthusiasm, wine tips and Shakespearean joy for inventing words makes every stage of a bike race a must watch event Matt Butler, i newspaper Carlton s commentary never fails to bring a bike race to life, he has to be the Dalai Lama of all TV commentators Mick Bennett, Tour of Britain Race Director There s never a dull moment working with Carlton I do try to keep him under control Joanna Rowsell Shand MBE, Double Olympic Team Pursuit Gold Medallist and multiple World Champion Carlton s style often borders on controlled madness sometimes without the control Brian Smith commentator, team manager and British Road Race Champion I ve heard all these stories before, but it was great to read them in silence Dan Lloyd, GCN presenter and winner of theVuelta Extremadura Get that bloody Carlton Kirby down here I d like to give him a good slap Mark Cavendish Carlton Kirby You make it sound like I m not paying attention Chris Froome Kirby pulls back the curtain to reveal behind the scenes antics from cycling s Grand Tours, laying bare the hilarious, leftfield and downright bizarre moments that covering the sport brings The HeraldPrepare to be entertained as legendary Eurosport cycling commentator Carlton Kirby shares his tales from the road, taking you behind the scenes of the world s greatest cycle racesCarlton is never lost for words, whether commentating or writing A genuine one off with a ready wit and a killer anecdote to hand at all times Ian Cleverly, Rouleur Carlton Kirby is no ordinary cycling commentator, so it is not surprising that this very entertaining book is no ordinary Grand Tour on a bicycle A very enjoyable journey for everyone Phil Liggett MBE, NBC Tour de France commentator Carlton Kirby s infectious enthusiasm, wine tips and Shakespearean joy for inventing words makes every stage of a bike race a must watch event Matt Butler, i newspaper Carlton s commentary never fails to bring a bike race to life, he has to be the Dalai Lama of all TV commentators Mick Bennett, Tour of Britain Race Director There s never a dull moment working with Carlton I do try to keep him under control Joanna Rowsell Shand MBE, Double Olympic Team Pursuit Gold Medallist and multiple World Champion Carlton s style often borders on controlled madness sometimes without the control Brian Smith commentator, team manager and British Road Race Champion I ve heard all these stories before, but it was great to read them in silence Dan Lloyd, GCN presenter and winner of theVuelta Extremadura Get that bloody Carlton Kirby down here I d like to give him a good slap Mark Cavendish Carlton Kirby You make it sound like I m not paying attention Chris Froome Kirby pulls back the curtain to reveal behind the scenes antics from cycling s Grand Tours, laying bare the hilarious, leftfield and downright bizarre moments that covering the sport brings The HeraldPrepare to be entertained as legendary Eurosport cycling commentator Carlton Kirby shares his tales from the road, taking you behind the scenes of the world s greatest cycle races