• "Hugely enjoyable...The only real problem with this book is that it's making me wish away the start of the summer and fast-forward to 2 July and le grand départ"

    Helen Pidd, Guardian
  • "His journey from self confessed 'football hack winging it in a sport beyond his ken' to his initiation into the Tour's nuances and eccentric characters delivers an amusing, warm and easy read"

    London Cyclist
  • "A candid, insightful and often hilarious account"

    Alastair Campbell
  • "I thought Ned was an old hand at the Tour. Evidently he was clueless... Told with panache"

    David Millar
  • "Hugely enjoyable... Brilliant"

    Ben East, Metro