Lionel Birnie

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Lionel Birnie

Lionel is a journalist, author and publisher who specialises in books on cycling. He ghosted cycling track legend Rob Hayles’s memoir Easy Rider: My Life on a Bike but has published a number of books independently through his own Peloton Publishing company. These include Hunger, the autobiography of cycling star Sean Kelly, which was shortlisted for the Irish Sports book of the Year 2013, and Tales From the Vicarage, a collection of stories about Watford FC.Lionel Birnie book covers

Lionel lives in Redbourn, Hertfordshire.