The Badger: The Life of Bernard Hinault and the Legacy of by William Fotheringham

By William Fotheringham

The exciting lifetime of France’s most interesting cyclist
Bernard Hinault is likely one of the maximum cyclists of all time. he's a five-time winner of the travel de France and the one guy to have received all the Grand excursions on multiple social gathering. 3 many years after his retirement, Hinault is still the final Frenchman to win the journey de France and his victory in 1985 marks the turning aspect for a state who had ruled the 1st 8 a long time of the race that they had invented. In this biography, bestselling writer William Fotheringham information how Hinault, nicknamed the “Badger” for his combative variety, was once the final old-school champion: a larger-than-life character from a working-class historical past, able to profitable on all terrains, in significant excursions, and one-day classics. a whole portrait of this interesting personality, The Badger additionally explores the explanations why France, the kingdom that considers itself cycling’s domestic, has came upon it so demanding to supply one other champion.

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Adult female (nominate) Face pattern often very pale. 20 Chinese Francolin Francolinus pintadeanus 19a I I I I I I I I 38 I I I 20b Adult male (nominate; China) Striking head pattern, with rusty supercilium and white throat and cheeks separated by black moustachial diagnostic. Adult female (nominate) Less strikingly marked but head pattern similar. I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I 20a Text page 195 I SE Asia (introduced Luzon and Mauritius). Except for tiny overlap with Black in Manipur, this is only francolin in its range.

Yellow legs, and lacks bare red skin around eye. Adult female (nominate) Drabber and browner than male. Adult male (schubotzi; E Zaïre, Uganda) Whiter head-sides and has darker chestnut markings on upperparts than nominate. Adult female (schubotzi) Buffish below, with reddish-brown breast and rusty face. Nahan’s Francolin Francolinus nahani Equatorial Africa. Forests. 35 40 Blackish francolin, with reddish legs and bare skin around eye; also note whitish throat. All plumages similar. Lacks whitish head-sides of Latham’s; eastern race schubotzi of Latham’s (which overlaps with Nahan’s) shows strong sexual differences, whereas in Nahan’s all plumages are similar.

4a 4c 4b 5a 5b 5c 8a 8b PLATE 3: SNOWCOCKS (EASTERN) AND MONAL-PARTRIDGES 7 Tibetan Snowcock Tetraogallus tibetanus Text page 178 Mountains of C Asia. Range overlaps with Himalayan. Four intergrading races; darker populations in C Tibet, with sandier birds towards both west and east. 7c Adult (nominate; W Tibet and the Pamirs) A pale sandy-buff form. Adult (aquilonifer; S Tibet, Nepal to Bhutan) Dark grey, with whitest ear-patch. Whitish flanks and mottled undertail-coverts distinctive. f. Himalayan).

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