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A Rough Ride By Paul Kimmage

A Rough Ride
by Paul Kimmage

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The personal account of what life is like in the world of professional cycling by a member of the lower echelons where the supposed glamour wears thin. Paul Kimmage tells the story of his struggles as a young Dubliner trying to make his way in the highly competitive arena of French cycling.
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A Rough Ride: Insight into Professional Cycling by Paul Kimmage

In A Rough Ride, Paul Kimmage gives a devastatingly frank account of what life is really like in the world of professional cycling. In tracing his mixed fortunes, Kimmage describes not only the grueling pressures of the sport but also the seamier side: the widespread use of drugs to enhance performance. A Rough Ride breaks the law of silence to expose a world where the supposed glamour has worn very thin.

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A Rough Ride: Insight into Professional Cycling by Paul Kimmage
Paul Kimmage
Used - Very Good
Winner of William Hill Sports Book of the Year 1990
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