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Heroes Villains and Veledromes -extract

NervexProfNervexProf Posts: 4,202
edited November 2008 in Track
http://www.cyclingnews.com/features.php ... lodromes08

Insight into the GB track team success story.
Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom

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  • graeme_s-2graeme_s-2 Posts: 3,382
    The book's a great read, I'd really recommend it :)
  • BronzieBronzie Posts: 4,927
    Graeme_S wrote:
    The book's a great read, I'd really recommend it :)
    +1

    Read it on hols last week - very interesting read and if, like me, you've wondered how hard you have to train to win gold medals...............well tales of Chris Hoy coming off a track session, puking his guts and then getting back on the track again make any training I've ever done just look lame.
  • Jeff JonesJeff Jones Posts: 1,865 Editor
    +2. I'm reading it at the moment. There's some very good stuff in it.
    Jeff Jones

    Product manager, Sports
  • BlondeBlonde Posts: 3,188
    Ooh don't tell me the ending! :wink: I've almost finished it - got it from the local library on Friday last week. Easy reading and learned few surprising facts. Now I know why the coach at the track keeps saying not to copy Chris and cycle down the ramp... you'd think after he'd done it once he'd have learned not to do it again! :shock:
  • LorneCLorneC Posts: 149
    Finished it last week... a fantastic read
    Already signed up for the following 2010 rides:

    Etape Caledonia (May 16th)
    AMR's Trossachs Ton (June 20th)
    AMR's Cross-Border Sportive (Sept 19th)

    http://www.twitter.com/LorneCallaghan
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