Overview:Inside the Peloton: Riding, Winning and Losing the Tour de France - Racing cyclists all ride the same frail machine and all are equal 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 interviews and personal acquaintance 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 - 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 equal to that of Merckx, ride so contentedly as a domestique?

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9781840186727. It was written by the following authors: Graeme Fife. Book Inside the Peloton: Riding, Winning and Losing the Tour de France, which can be read online, published by the company: Transworld Publishers Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books, Biography, True Stories. The book was published on 2002-09-05 00:00:00. It has 224 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 317 g. File for download Inside the Peloton: Riding, Winning and Losing the Tour de France has PDF format and is called inside-the-peloton-riding-winning-and-losing-the-tour-de-france.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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