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2 thoughts on “Inside the Peloton Riding Winning and Losing the Tour de France

  1. says:

    Interesting short sketches of various road racers not really so much about the Tour de France as about some of the colorful people who have ridden in it Tends to skew toward UK riders not much for fans of Greg Lemond Lance Armstrong or any other North Americans

  2. says:

    Uneven but engaging account of life in the Peloton of the Tour Firmly rooted in the proud history of Le Tour generalls sypathetic towards the writer The chapter on David Millar was interesting to read given his subseuent troubles with EPO

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read & download ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Û Graeme Fife

Views and personal acuaintance with some of the best riders to have raced on the continent as well as mechanics and team support crew Inside the Peloton is a vivid portrait of the complex character of cycle racing It is an unparalleled in depth study of ambition the rage to win the capacity to recover from defeat the harrowing misery of lost morale and the hard initiation faced by every newcomer.

download Inside the Peloton Riding Winning and Losing the Tour de France

Inside the Peloton Riding Winning and Losing the Tour de France

Racing cyclists all ride the same frail machine and all are eual before the demands of the road But what is it that makes a winner What special attributes do winners need to give them that extra edge To find out Fife analyses and illustrates the moral strength intelligence racing nous cunning tactical acumen and superior mental resilience of the champion racing cyclist Drawing on exclusive inter.

read & download ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Û Graeme Fife

However talented to the unforgiving demands of professional competition Provocative and rich in insight this book is a very personal account by Fife Read it to discover What made Merckx apparently invincible so prey to doubt What rendered the massively talented Poulidor so beatable Why did Sean Yates with a cardiovascular and lung capacity eual to that of Merckx ride so contentedly as a domesti.