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Like no other cycling book, from no other rider - Britain's Rio 2016 Olympic cycling star shares his unique take on the world of cycling.
Sit back or saddle up as double Olympic gold medallist and multiple world champion Geraint Thomas gives you a warts and all insight into the life of a pro cyclist. Along the way he reveals cycling's clandestine codes and secret stories, tales from the peloton, the key characters like Wiggins, Hoy and Cav, the pivotal races and essential etiquette.
Geraint Thomas is treasured for treating his sport just as the rest of us see it: not a job but an escape and an adventure. He's been with Team Sky since its inception, and is one of our most successful and gifted track and road riders, but Geraint reminds us that getting on the bike still puts a smile on your face and fire in the legs like nothing else.
Funny, informative, diverting and droll, this is a joyful celebration of the world of cycling.
About the Author
Geraint Thomas MBE is a double Olympic gold medallist and multiple world champion who has been an indispensable part of Team Sky since its inception. A Tour de France veteran at 29, he has both completed the entire race with a fractured pelvis and been essential in piloting Chris Froome to the yellow jersey. A lead-out man for world road race champion and multiple Tour stage winner Mark Cavendish, he has watched and contributed from the inside as British cycling has been transformed over the past decade.
In 2014 he won Commonwealth road race gold in Glasgow and was voted BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year. In 2015 he became the first British rider to win the E3 Harelbeke.
If you are a lover of everything riding and love a good story around the Peloton, this book is definately for you. An absolute ripper and will have you lol'ing for hours. Geraint is a skilled story teller. 5 stars
ISBN: 9781784296407 ISBN-10: 1784296406 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 384 Published: 30th August 2016 Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 12.8
Weight (kg): 0.29
Edition Number: 1