The Racer: Life on the Road as a Pro Cyclist

David Millar

Published by Random House UK, 2016
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Synopsis: A unique and powerful insight into the mind of a professional cyclist in his last year before retirement, from British cyclist David Millar, writer of the bestselling Racing Through the Dark.
     What is it like to be swept along at 60kmh in the middle of the pack? How does it feel to be reeled in from a solo breakaway metres from the line? What happens to the body during a high-speed chute? What tactics must teams employ to win the day, the jersey, the grand tour? How does a domestique keep going to the end of a stage when he's blown-up after towing his leader to the penultimate climb? How does a time-triallist maintain his form when every muscle and sinew is screaming at him to stop? What sacrifices must a cyclist make to reach the highest levels? What is it like on the bus? In the hotels? What camaraderie is built in the confines of a team? What rivalries? How does it feel to be constantly on the road, away from loved ones, tasting one more calorie-counted hotel breakfast?
     David Millar offers us a unique insight into the mind of a professional cyclist during his last year before retirement. Over the course of a season on the Pro Tour, Millar puts us in touch with the sights, smells and sounds of the sport -- the barked instructions of a road captain in a sprint chain, the silence of a solo training ride. This is a book about youth and age, fresh-faced excitement and hard-earned experience. It is a love letter to cycling.

About the Author: DAVID MILLAR has been a professional cyclist for 17 years, winning four stages of the Tour de France, five of the Vuelta a Espaņa and one stage of the Giro d'Italia. He is now a part-owner of the Garmin cycling team and a key figure of the World Anti-doping Agency's athletes committee.

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Title: The Racer: Life on the Road as a Pro Cyclist
Publisher: Random House UK
Publication Date: 2016
Binding: Paperback
Book Condition: Good
Edition: Reprint.

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