Overview:Rough Ride: Behind the Wheel with a Pro Cyclist - An eye-opening expose of and a heart-breaking lament for professional cyclingPaul Kimmage's boyhood dreams were of cycling glory: wearing the yellow jersey, cycling the Tour de France, becoming a national hero. He knew it wouldn't come easy, but he was prepared to put in the graft. The dedication paid off - he finished sixth in the World Championships as an amateur and in 1986, he turned professional.He soon discovered it wasn't about courage, training hours or how much you wanted to win. It was about gruelling defeats, total exhaustion, and drugs - drugs that would allow you to finish the race and start another day. Kimmage ultimately left the sport to write this book - profoundly honest and ground-breaking, Rough Ride broke the silence surrounding the issue of drugs in sport, and documents one man's love for, and struggle with, the complex world of professional cycling. 'A must read for any cyclist' CyclistWINNER OF WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR
This book is on page /c01806c4ebab7dba9280fa544af5683f/book/1603725640-9780224080170. It was written by the following authors: Paul Kimmage. Book Rough Ride: Behind the Wheel with a Pro Cyclist, which can be read online, published by the company: Vintage Publishing. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books, True Stories, Biography. The book was published on 2007-06-07 00:00:00. It has 336 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 246 g. File for download Rough Ride: Behind the Wheel with a Pro Cyclist has PDF format and is called rough-ride-behind-the-wheel-with-a-pro-cyclist.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our gekisen.biz site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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