How about going back to the beginning :
Racing Bicycles 100 years of Steel . (hard cover)
makes a nice gift.
Tour de France , one hundred years of the worlds greatest cycle race.
Then the blind man set his hands upon the young mans chest , then his heart and felt the beat . He felt his legs , every muscle and tendon . The blind man said " this is impossible , You have a strong heart and tendons of a buffalo , not since my student Bottechia have i seen this ", "Fausto you will be a great champion. [trainer , Blaise Cavanna of Fausto Coppi circa 1935 ].