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Pro cycling on $10 a day : from fat kid to Euro pro

Author: Phil Gaimon
Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : Velo Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Abandoning his former life as a couch potato and gamer, Phil Gaimon begin riding a bicycle in 2004 with the goal of shedding a few pounds. By sheer accident, he discovered he was a natural, advancing so rapidly through the amateur ranks that he entered the pro peloton utterly ignorant of a century of cycling etiquette. He recounts the difficulties of making ends meet on a salary of $166 a month, the politics and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2014004498
Named Person: Phil Gaimon; Phil Gaimon
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Gaimon
ISBN: 1937716554 9781937716554
OCLC Number: 914190594
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 295 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Introduction --
1 Riding Fixes Everything --
2 Take What You Can Get --
3 Pay Your Dues --
4 Get in Your Damn Car --
5 Pay Your Dues Again --
6 Purgatory --
7 Patience --
8 Get Serious --
9 You Gotta Believe --
10 I Don't Believe It --
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Other Titles: From fat kid to Euro pro
Pro cycling on 10 dollars a day
Pro cycling on ten dollars a day
Responsibility: Phil Gaimon.

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"Abandoning his former life as a couch potato and gamer, Phil Gaimon begin riding a bicycle in 2004 with the goal of shedding a few pounds. By sheer accident, he discovered he was a natural, advancing so rapidly through the amateur ranks that he entered the pro peloton utterly ignorant of a century of cycling etiquette. He recounts the difficulties of making ends meet on a salary of $166 a month, the politics and friendships of the peloton, and the ups and downs as he pursues a life as a pro cyclist"--

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