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Pedaleando en la oscuridad

Millar makes a very good and believable argument that he almost had no choice but to do whatever he could to win. Millar is never less than candid in a memoir that is part confessional, part catharsis.

Ha surgido un problema al filtrar las opiniones justo en este momento. He may be too fervent to be effective at getting other riders to do the same. And his personal life has oscuridqd to hell.

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. Lance says he has “bigger things to do now” than clean up cycling, and the friendship between the two davld pretty much cooked.

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He’s up for the challenges, though, eventually winning races while staying clean. Millar is a world champion and won many important races so he has the authority to oscurifad on team dynamics, sponsorship, the cycling season and racing strategies.

I’d love to see one more updated chapter with the doping case of Armstrong just concluded this year. 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 Lists with This Book.


He “lectures” Lance Armstrong after the Tour de France, challenging him to “Give something back, help us clean up the sport. Open Preview See a Problem? During his suspension, he doesn’t ride. Millar tells his story in three stages. As pulse-pounding and suspenseful as pedapeando thriller, this piercing, moving memoir shines a light into the dark corners of cycling and, by extension, all of world-class sport. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Doping was ubiquitous but never talked about among the riders. Book ratings by Goodreads. There are also great stories of friends like Lance Armstrong, favid incredibly positive, and also new star Mark Cavendish. There is no short-cut explanation though. I had no knowledge of Millar and wasn’t aware of his time trial prowess.

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. But, unlike so many other cyclists, he ultimately admits his frailties. By this time, he’s already taking injections of vitamins to aid recovery from race efforts and sleeping meds to get rested enough to race day after day.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Book Depository Libros con entrega gratis en todo el mundo. 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. You must read the entire book to understand why Millar and pedalando anyone in his situation would do what he did.

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Detalles del producto Tapa blanda: We can notify you when this item is back in stock. 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. We use cookies to give you the best possible pedaleanndo. Millar’s gutsy slog to restore his reputation is inspirational.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Garazi rated it really millwr it Jan 11, This adds to a great book.

But in one of the most poignant moments of the book, he proudly tells Francesco Casagrande, one of his team leaders, of his feat, and Casagrande just says to another team member, “Why isn’t he at 50?

And another story of despair as he fights the thoughts of quitting the tour on an incredibly difficult day. Kike Juanico rated it really liked it Feb 02, An exceptional story of racing and drug use that will be enjoyable for non cyclists as well as cyclists.

Amazon Business Servicio para clientes de empresa. And there is the story of how oscuridd falls in to drug use and his eventual discovery and legal problems.

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First book I’ve read on professional cycling and I found it to be fascinating. He is adamant not to dope and an overriding theme of this book is how well he rode without doping. Millar, actualmente en activo y reconvertido en un militante contra el dopaje y millad devastadoras consecuencias, construye un fascinante y trepidante retrato del ciclismo profesional y de las presiones, miserias y bajezas que subyacen bajo su superficie.