The Secret Race Inside the Hidden World of the Tour De France : Doping, Cover-Ups, and Winning at All Costs

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On a fateful night in 2009, Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle met for dinner in Boulder, Colorado. Over the next eighteen months, Hamilton would tell Coyle his story, and his sport's story, in explosive detail, never sparing himself in the process. In a way, he became as obsessed with telling the truth as he had been with winning the Tour de France just a few years before. The truth would set Tyler free, but would also be the most damning indictment yet of teammates like Lance Armstrong.

The result of this determination is The Secret Race, a book that pulls back the curtain and takes us into the secret world of professional cycling like never before. A world populated by unbelievably driven - and some flawed - characters. A world where the competition used every means to get an edge, and the options were stark. A world where it often felt like there was no choice.

Book information

ISBN: 9780552169172
Publisher: Transworld
Imprint: Corgi Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 796.62
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 382
Weight: 272g
Height: 198mm
Width: 129mm
Spine width: 25mm