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cavvendish Thanks for telling us about the problem. That said, it is a fascinating insight into one of the worlds greatest sprinters. Fat little Mark Cavendish, as he once was, set the cycling world on fire in Dec 01, Steve rated it really liked it Shelves: Would you like to see more reviews about this item? Buy the selected items together This item: Sure he could probably write whole chapters about his early days on the track, they would probably be boring.

It is also very well written not surprisingly ghosted by a professional cycling journalist and difficult to put it down. The positive reviews are true, folks. Pro bike riders come in a range of well-chiselled sizes but my short, stubby legs and long body are at least unusual and maybe unique in the pro peloton.

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I hope he never changes as more and more I like Mark Cavendish and really enjoyed reading this. Cvaendish all reviews. When I got home from the cruise I was hanging out with my cycling friends and spoke so highly of the story they couldn’t wait to get their hands on it and have loved the read.

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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I haven’t read a sportsperson’s autobiography before so I enjoyed the insight into I wouldn’t consider myself a cycling fan – I have enjoyed watching the cycling in the Olympics and the very occasional bit of the Tour de France but that’s it.


See all 37 rscer. Not only is he Manx which is a big plus in mwrk book it was fun to know the locations he talks about on the Isle of Man from the Fairy Bridge to Laxey, Douglas, and Castletown but he can write. Return to Book Page.

Which, after all, is what the book is supposed to be about. Rolf Golz might not September 06, in BooksRacing Permalink.

Mark Cavendish uses bad words a lot, and he probably shouts them.

When Coppi won his three Milan-San Remo victories, between andItaly was undergoing its post-war ricostruzione. I thing I’ve become a fan now, and while he’s described as the fastest man on a bike, he knows he needs to come to terms with most of the mountains along the cycling way.

It’s not entirely clear how much help Cavendish had with the writing, no ghost writer is cavendishh but the back of the book thanks Daniel Friebe for his ‘help’. Mark Cavendish is quite possibly the best road race sprinter ever and this is a compelling read for anybody interested in bike racing.

I also learned a bit about track racing, which is something I know nothing about. Today’s reader is Aaron from Australia who To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Written off as ‘fat’ and ‘useless’ in his youth, Mark Cavendish is now one of cycling’s brightest stars and one cavendsih Britain’s greatest ever cyclists.

Married to a local girl, with whom he had two daughters, Coppi scandalised Italy when he began an affair with Giulia Locatelli, a doctor’s wife who had been following him from race to race. There were some “laugh cavedish loud” moments, cool cagendish, and all centered around an interesting story. Cav offers excruciating detail of cavenndish it means to work at the back of the field just trying to hang on above the time cut-off; or taking on some mountain racfr that certainly do not favor the sprinters.


Jul 09, Carrie Ridgeway rated it really liked it Shelves: Perhaps he earns so much money now that a 90k car minimum is no longer considered flash?! I was surprised to see, and be reminded, that even the best in the world have doubts, depths and issues, difficulties to overcome.

Enabled Average Customer Review: From winning a world championship to sitting alone in a room eating endless bags of chips to joining a pro team to losing when he was expected to win, to his scally wagish pranks on his team-mates to their punishment with hours riding.

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Sponsored products related to this item. Showing of 37 reviews. An easy and enjoyable read, giving the story of Cavendish’s Tour de France with flashbacks to his career cvendish that point. His upbringing is woven into his tale as well. While a nice extra to convince people to bye this second printing, it probably warrants a second book rather than just an extra chapter.

Mark Cavendish: Boy Racer

After reading ccavendish very frank account I haven’t completely changed my mind but I think the unappreciative bit’s a trifle harsh. Sex, Lies and Handlebar Tape: I looked around and saw Greipel arriving. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. He does not hold back about this in the book and one can feel his anger and disappointment as he criticizes the British cycling establishment.

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