Posts tagged cycling
Racing Through the Dark

David Millar’s autobiography was one of the first to give amn in depth account of doping in cycling. Millar doesn’t spare himself one bit, providing great insight into not only how doping works, but how it feels to compete and win, yet feel like a fraud.

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The Secret Race

A now well known but at the time revelatory, self-lacerating expose of cycling’s doping culture which lead to the dethroning of Lance Armstrong, Tyler Hamilton lays into the sport, his former teammate and himself, describing exactly how drugs aid and abet the world’s best cyclists.

Fascinating stuff - the bit where he describes receiving a transfusion will make your own blood run cold.

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