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    Roll Out Jeremy
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    Cycling Books

    Road to Valor The story of Gino Bartali
    I really enjoyed this book. Reminded me of Playing the Enemy and Nelson Mandela....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fordy View Post
    Road to Valor The story of Gino Bartali
    I really enjoyed this book. Reminded me of Playing the Enemy and Nelson Mandela....
    excellent question about it. (non fiction)
    Of course I'm sure...that doesn't mean I'm right.....

    "There's no sense being stupid unless you show it."

    "that was like trying to teach a goldfish how to play basketball over the phone."

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    Yes I really enjoyed it.

    The other end of the spectrum, Phil Gaimon - Pro Cycling on $10 a day is an entertaining read and a good look at the life of a neo pro.

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    The Pope should make him a Saint. Stellar Dude.

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    They had the movie on Netflix for a while. It was subtitled.

    The title of the documentary is "My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes".
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    I enjoyed "Slaying the Badger", the story of the Hinault/Lemond feud.

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