Ten years of championship bicycle racing, 1972-1981
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Ten years of championship bicycle racing, 1972-1981 by Ed Pavelka

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Published by Velo-news in Brattleboro, Vt .
Written in English

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Statementfrom the editors of Velo-news ; photos by Robert F. George and Cor Vos ; [text by Ed Pavelka].
LC ClassificationsMLCM 84/6243 (G)
The Physical Object
Pagination122 p. :
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3194396M
ISBN 100941950034
LC Control Number83080418

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