Although May was Bike Month, any cycling enthusiast will tell you that July is the month when the sport truly reaches its summit. The Tour de France starts Saturday, June 30 and wraps up Sunday, July 22. Before you tune in to catch the world’s best cyclists scaling the Alps on this 2,000-mile trek that ends along the Champs-Élysées, you and your patrons may want to tune up your bike knowledge with these great eBooks and audiobooks.

Are you a newbie to the Tour? “Tour De France For Dummies” is an entertaining guide to the history, strategy, rules and heroes of this iconic race. Once you learn the basics, test your knowledge with “The Tour de France Quiz Book” to see what color jersey you earn.

Envision yourself right in on the action with “We Might As Well Win: On the Road to Success with the Mastermind Behind Eight Tour de France Victories.” Johan Bruyneel gives an inside look of planning, training, strategy and tactics that led to a record seven Tour de France victories with Lance Armstrong and an eighth with Alberto Contador.

Explore recent Tour controversy by reading “From Lance to Landis: Inside the American Doping Controversy at the Tour de France” for all the juicy details of these two American riders.

Help your patrons keep up with the peloton this summer by stocking your digital shelves with these titles and more! Contact collectionteam@overdrive.com for help with title selection. Title availability may vary by location.

Cassie Renner is a Marketing & Outreach Specialist for OverDrive.

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