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Old 06-27-05, 09:48 AM   #1
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Lance Armstrong's War

I’ve been devouring “Lance Armstrong’s War”
Here’s a provocative quote from the book:

“...the performance gap between Armstrong and his rivals is on the order of two percent. It’s not a lot. In fact, it's a slender enough gap that he watches it, guards it, touches the number like a lucky stone. For here is the truth: the Tour de France is decided by many things-ability, concentration, teamwork, fate, and, most of all, by a fluctuating margin of physical strength equal to that of a three-year-old child.”
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Old 06-27-05, 11:42 AM   #2
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I am about half way through the book. I think its great! Pick it up you will not be disappointed.
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Old 06-27-05, 01:09 PM   #3
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I just asked my brother to pick it up from the library.

I hope he does cause ima hurt him if he forgets...
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I just heard about it today. I bought INSIDE THE POSTAL BUS (By Michael Barry) this weekend...so far so food...But I am totally going to get the Armstrong book now that I now about it.
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Never heard of this. Is this a new book release?
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Never heard of this. Is this a new book release?
Yeah just released last week.

Here is a link http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg...glance&s=books
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Just picked up mine from the library, its starting out real good.
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i read this book. great journalism. it reads like a magazine article.

it's nice that it gets into the heads of the other riders and what they were thinking on some of the races, media, and of course lance.
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