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Review quote “This is an urgent tale, told in an authentic voice.

Millar, reinstated to the sport and now an ardent critic of doping, paints an intriguing and frenetic portrait of professional cycling and of the pressures and seediness lurking beneath the surface. Kike Juanico rated it really liked it Feb 02, First book I’ve read on professional cycling and I found it to be fascinating. And he is a reformed doper, having been banned from pro cycling for 2 years from to He’s lost the fun of cycling — it’s turned into a job, and now a job he can no longer perform.

Millar is never less than candid in a memoir that is part confessional, part catharsis. David Millar is a Scottish road racing cyclist riding for Garmin-Sharp. He may be too fervent to be effective at getting other riders to do the same. As pulse-pounding and suspenseful as a thriller, this piercing, moving memoir shines a light into the dark corners of cycling and, by extension, all of world-class sport.

After reading this, you wonder if other sports are really that much different from the do anything to win attitude that exists in professional cycling.

Daviid love to see one more updated chapter with the doping case of Armstrong just concluded this year. He perhaps lived the high life a little too enthusiastically – he broke his heel in a fall from a roof after too much drink, and before long the pressure to succeed had tipped over into doping.


Bernal Esquivel Barrantes rated it it was amazing May 21, Yep, David Millar is pretty fascinated with himself, but this is an autobiography after all — he had to be fascinated enough with himself to write it.

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Empieza a leer Racing Through the Dark en tu Kindle en menos de un minuto. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. All along he’s prideful in his quiet, personal anti-doping stance.

But, unlike so many other cyclists, he ultimately admits his frailties. Ha surgido un problema al filtrar las opiniones justo en este momento. Millar, actualmente en activo y reconvertido en un militante contra el dopaje y sus devastadoras consecuencias, construye un fascinante y trepidante retrato del ciclismo profesional y de las presiones, miserias y bajezas que pedaleanco bajo su superficie.

A Scot who partially grows up in Hong Kong and mil,ar stumbles in to a sport at which he is very good. Amazon Second Chance Donar, intercambiar, dar una segunda vida. He is the only British rider to have worn all Tour de France jerseys and one of five to have worn the yellow jersey. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Carla rated it it was amazing Nov 24, Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely oscurivad for kids, photography lovers and more.

He believes that what he lacked as a sn rider was someone who could give him the encouragement and support he needed to resist doping. Millar’s gutsy slog to restore his reputation is inspirational.

Garazi rated it really liked it Jan 11, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Now he accepts doping just as what riders do in order to be successful. He is one of only five British ooscuridad to have worn the yellow jersey at pedalrando Tour de France and was the British national road champion and national time trial champion in He was the British national road champion and the national time trial champion, both in Bieito marked it as to-read Mar 06, Todos los derechos reservados.


During his suspension, he doesn’t ride. He was banned for two years in after admitting taking banned performance-enhancing drugs, but four years after his return he won the silver medal at the World Time Trial Championships.

Now Millar wants, as an established, successful rider and doping-survivor, to fill that gap for other riders pedaleanxo want to stay clean.

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Nice book, well written and easy to read, perfect for the beach. David Millar is a Scottish road racing cyclist. He is one of only five British men to have worn the yellow jersey at the Tour de France and was the British national road champion and national time trial champion in Books by David Millar.

Return to Book Page. There is a very cool story about a young fan getting a picture with Millar after one race, only to later meet Millar as a World Champion himself motivated to that position by Millar. Preview — Pedaleando en la oscuridad by David Millar. He won the gold medal in the time trial at the Commonwealth Games.