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Pro cycling on $10 a day : from fat kid to Euro pro / Phil Gaimon.

Gaimon, Phil. (Author).

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Summary:

"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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Dufur School Community Library B GAI (Text) 37021000025568 BIOGRAPHIES Book None 06/10/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781937715243 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1937715248 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: xii, 295 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : Velo Press, [2014]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Take what you can get -- Get in your fucking car -- Put it in the 11 -- Pay your dues again -- Keep racing as long as you can -- Hold it down -- Get serious -- You gotta believe.
Summary, etc.:
"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"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Gaimon, Phil.
Cyclists > United States > Biography.
Bicycle racing.
Cycling.
SPORTS & RECREATION / Cycling.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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