Great Cycling Biographies
There are many great reads out there today to read when the weather or time limitations dont allow for a ride , in this review i will share some great books to add to your collection of Great Cycling Biographies.
In this great read the authors ( Tyler Hamilton & Daniel Coyle ) takes us on a adventure in the the Secret Race: , The race Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France with subjects such as Doping, Cover-Ups, and Winning at All Costs. Thus book takes a definitive look at the world of professional cycling?and the doping issue surrounding this sport and its most iconic rider, Lance Armstrong
Great Cycling Stories
1.The Hardmen @25 In this great read the author takes us on an adventure from The Toughest Cyclists, including – Stephen Roche, whose cure for exhaustion was to go up a gear and fight harder, all the way to the ambulance.,Eddy Merckx, who hurt himself so badly in breaking the Hour record that, he estimated, he shortened his career by a year and Beryl Burton, who crushed her (male) rivals morale with the offer of a piece of liquorice, before speeding past to victory.
2.This Road I Ride @25 In this Great Read from Author Juliana Buhring takes us on a journey where she became the first woman to circumnavigate the world by bicycle. With only a few months of training and little sponsorship, support or money she left from Naples on 23 July 2012 to cycle the world. Raised in a religious cult as a child, Juliana finally broke away as a young adult and found her soul mate – an explorer seeking the source of unmapped rivers in Africa. When he was killed by a crocodile, her world went dark. To escape her grief, she decided to set herself a challenge
3.The Climb @17 In This Great read well worth adding into your Great Cycling Biographies Collection , the author Chris Froome entered the record books by winning the cycling ultimate race – the Tour de France for the second time. Taking a double Yellow Jersey was a staggering achievement. This memoir shows just how remarkable it was, given the uphill struggle Froome faced
4.Fat Chick Goes AWOL @70 This multi award winning book by Australian Author Anna Mitchell is a well worth read deserving of adding to your list of Great Cycling Biographies, This Book won the Best Non Fiction in the independent publisher book awards in 2017. Anna Takes us on a journey where as an 30-something accountant who dreams of cycling, hiking and paddling her way around the world, starting with her own country, Australia
5.The Tour According to G: My Journey to the Yellow Jersey @40 In this great read , well worth adding to your list of books in your Great Cycling Biographies , the Author Geraint takes us on a journey to win the Yellow Jersey, he was twice an Olympic gold medallist on the track, a Commonwealth champion and having bad luck as a victim in the Tour de France more than once crashing while completing the race. This book gives insight from the key characters around Geraint, this is the inside story of one of the most thrilling and heart-warming tales in sport
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