New Cav Autobiography: At Speed

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New Cav Autobiography: At Speed

Postby pomtarr » Fri Oct 11, 2013 14:05 pm

http://www.eburypublishing.co.uk/editions/at-speed/9780091933401

"At Speed My life in the fast lane"

Out on 7th Nov, just in time for Christmas... Presumably this means there'll also be a third volume later covering the end of his career.
Living in the goldfish bowl, he has come under fire for his bombastic riding style and been portrayed as everything from an outlaw to a psychopath.
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Image Looks like they've used the same photographer from Millar's cover.
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Re: New Cav Autobiography: At Speed

Postby mike6 » Fri Oct 11, 2013 14:38 pm

pomtarr wrote:http://www.eburypublishing.co.uk/editions/at-speed/9780091933401

"At Speed My life in the fast lane"

Out on 7th Nov, just in time for Christmas... Presumably this means there'll also be a third volume later covering the end of his career.
Living in the goldfish bowl, he has come under fire for his bombastic riding style and been portrayed as everything from an outlaw to a psychopath.
:shock:

Image Looks like they've used the same photographer from Millar's cover.


Outlaw to a psychopath? Probably a bit of both, he is a sprinter after all. He is also, according to David Millar, a bit OCD. Must be difficult being his swanny or mechanic, or possibly not if you do your job properly. :D

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Re: New Cav Autobiography: At Speed

Postby EPO Delivery Man » Fri Oct 11, 2013 14:59 pm

Sure this should be called:

At Speed: My life in the Middle Lane behind Kittel and Sagan.

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Re: New Cav Autobiography: At Speed

Postby mike6 » Fri Oct 11, 2013 17:25 pm

EPO Delivery Man wrote:Sure this should be called:

At Speed: My life in the Middle Lane behind Kittel and Sagan.


Yawn. :roll:

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Re: New Cav Autobiography: At Speed

Postby TailWindHome » Fri Oct 11, 2013 18:26 pm

EPO Delivery Man wrote:At Speed: My life in the Middle Lane behind Kittel and Sagan.


Drivel.
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Re: New Cav Autobiography: At Speed

Postby Yellow Peril » Fri Oct 11, 2013 18:35 pm

I really hope it is better written than Boy Racer. As much as I like Cav the rider I thought it was poorly written (I know it was ghosted) and badly proofed.

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Re: New Cav Autobiography: At Speed

Postby LeePaton » Fri Oct 11, 2013 22:18 pm

Always enjoy learning more about Cav, he is a character to say the least. Love his attitude to get him where he is and think it should be put out there more for youngsters to learn from.
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Re: New Cav Autobiography: At Speed

Postby Rick Chasey » Fri Oct 11, 2013 22:22 pm

Yellow Peril wrote:I really hope it is better written than Boy Racer. As much as I like Cav the rider I thought it was poorly written (I know it was ghosted) and badly proofed.


Poor old Friebe.

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Re: New Cav Autobiography: At Speed

Postby Yellow Peril » Sat Oct 12, 2013 06:51 am

Rick Chasey wrote:
Yellow Peril wrote:I really hope it is better written than Boy Racer. As much as I like Cav the rider I thought it was poorly written (I know it was ghosted) and badly proofed.


Poor old Friebe.


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Re: New Cav Autobiography: At Speed

Postby EPO Delivery Man » Sat Oct 12, 2013 19:19 pm

TailWindHome wrote:
EPO Delivery Man wrote:At Speed: My life in the Middle Lane behind Kittel and Sagan.


Drivel.



Says the man with Sagans profile pic.

Jeez, another Cav kiss-ars£. "Look at me ive 7000 posts so i must know what im talking about when it comes to the pros"

Idiot. :roll:

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Re: New Cav Autobiography: At Speed

Postby TailWindHome » Sat Oct 12, 2013 19:40 pm

EPO Delivery Man wrote:
TailWindHome wrote:
EPO Delivery Man wrote:At Speed: My life in the Middle Lane behind Kittel and Sagan.


Drivel.



Says the man with Sagans profile pic.

Jeez, another Cav kiss-ars£. "Look at me ive 7000 posts so i must know what im talking about when it comes to the pros"

Idiot. :roll:


Do you want to try playing the ball instead of the man?

Even your attack on me makes no sense...
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Re: New Cav Autobiography: At Speed

Postby NapoleonD » Sat Oct 12, 2013 19:46 pm

So, EPO delivery Troll pops up on another Cav thread. His or her bashing of Cav actually shows how little they know of pro racing.
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Re: New Cav Autobiography: At Speed

Postby TheBigBean » Sat Oct 12, 2013 20:10 pm

TailWindHome wrote:Do you want to try playing the ball instead of the man?



Never argue with an idiot - they will bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.

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Re: New Cav Autobiography: At Speed

Postby FocusZing » Sat Oct 12, 2013 20:16 pm

Relative to different situations we find ourselves in we are all idiots.

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Re: New Cav Autobiography: At Speed

Postby Carl_P » Sat Oct 12, 2013 20:29 pm

Yellow Peril wrote:I really hope it is better written than Boy Racer. As much as I like Cav the rider I thought it was poorly written (I know it was ghosted) and badly proofed.


Each to their own indeed, but I quite liked Boy Racer and will probably give At Speed a go as well even it is a bit rough around the edges.
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Re: New Cav Autobiography: At Speed

Postby Yellow Peril » Sat Oct 12, 2013 20:58 pm

Carl_P wrote:
Yellow Peril wrote:I really hope it is better written than Boy Racer. As much as I like Cav the rider I thought it was poorly written (I know it was ghosted) and badly proofed.


Each to their own indeed, but I quite liked Boy Racer and will probably give At Speed a go as well even it is a bit rough around the edges.


...I'll still read it as well because he is an awesome talent.

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Re: New Cav Autobiography: At Speed

Postby rebs » Sun Oct 13, 2013 05:00 am

Never ever a fan of Sportsmen writing books part way through there career.

I did read boy racer which didnt give any real insight but the one thing I did enjoy and its something I have enjoyed listening when he has done interviews and documentary in the past is how he gives a run down of what happens goes on in the sprints. Explaining all the details of how it builds up etc. Like the stuff he did in that eurosport show explaining how Goss was leading him out and how it was different to having Renshaw. Its cool to hear stuff like that

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Re: New Cav Autobiography: At Speed

Postby sherer » Sun Oct 13, 2013 05:32 am

you can trade in Boy Racer for a copy of this ?

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Re: New Cav Autobiography: At Speed

Postby TakeTheHighRoad » Sun Oct 13, 2013 09:07 am

I don't know why, but I'd rather read a story of someone's life once they've finished their careers. It allows them some perspective, such as Charly Wegelius or Sean Kelly's books do.

I'll wait until Cav's career is over before I read any of his books
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Re: New Cav Autobiography: At Speed

Postby mike6 » Sun Oct 13, 2013 12:21 pm

TakeTheHighRoad wrote:I don't know why, but I'd rather read a story of someone's life once they've finished their careers. It allows them some perspective, such as Charly Wegelius or Sean Kelly's books do.

I'll wait until Cav's career is over before I read any of his books


I agree, but how are they supposed to remember the minutia of a situation 10 years after the event? Unless, of course, they realise early on that they are going to be a superstar so write everything down for future publication, just in case.
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