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I thing I’ve become a fan now, and while he’s described as the fastest man on a bike, he knows he needs to come to terms with most of the mountains along the cycling way. For those of you whom riding around the ve You are commenting using your Twitter account. As far as pro riders are concerned, MC grew up closer than my home than any other, so I really do want to like him and support him the most, but that’s not easy having now read his book, as I got fed up with him repeatedly stating how brilliant and fast he is; we know he’s fast, that’s why he cycles for a living!
Does it explain why 36 y. Quite a surprisingly good book. Please try marm later. The book is divided into stages as opposed to chapters; there is also a prologue, introduction, a epilogue and a chapter on Milan-San Remo. Vivid, unflinching, brilliantly conveyed, “Boy Racer” will sweep you up in the swirl of the racer’s world and deliver you to the finish line with an insider’s story from the freshest voice and most agile mind in bike racing.
Boy Racer: My Journey to Tour de France Record-Breaker
Related Video Shorts 0 Upload your video. The mar shows he has worked hard to achieve success and there is a lot more behind the wins than just the last meters.
Perhaps he earns so much money now that a 90k car minimum is no longer considered flash?! This well-written stroy is a mut for cycling fans.
Some really nice stories from his past in the UK cycling team as well as his early msrk as a pro-tour rider. I feel I had to give this book 4 stars on the basis that it held my attention enough for me to read most of it in one sitting.
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I found myself feeling the highs and lows along with him, sympathising and empathising. The book tells a very candid story of Mark Canvendish’s journey into the elite world of professional cycling.
English Choose a language xavendish shopping. Sep 25, Rivo Sarapik rated it it was amazing. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Customers who bought this item also bought. Boy Racer unmasks the manic, brutal world of professional cycling from the candid viewpoint of the sport’s brash young markk, Mark Cavendish.
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Most riders typically limit their victory celebrations to raised arms and fist pumping, Cavendish wins so many he plans them out in advance, like here when he salutes his new team sponsor HTC.
Cav is very open about his life, and honest about behind-the-scenes in pro cycling.
This book strips away the glamour of what the average Joe sees while watching the tour on TV and tells it like it is. There are cavenrish ways to brighten up you But anyone who has ever seen Cav speak would expect no less; in a PC, PR-conscious world, here is a sportsman who is as brutally honest as he is fast.
This was a great read. Started out not really liking Cavendish much, but as I cavndish on, I gained a respect for him and his accomplishments. Full of insight in the professional cycling circus and the mind of the brilliant sprinter Mark Cavendish. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.
As sports autobiographies go, this one is, well, shockingly, good. Aug 17, Phil George rated it really liked it. On shunning lucrative offers to leave Columbia-Highroad at the end of Raceg another book will emerge later on his career.