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Old 07-11-08, 02:26 PM   #1
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Did anybody get the title of the new book that they were plugging on the TDF. They said it was suppose to be pretty good, but never mentioned the title.
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Thanks Jack, that's probably the one.
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I just read that book. I give it lukewarm review. It's OK...but IMO the money could as easily be spent on new bar wrap. I thought there would be tons of new stuff that I'd never heard before but it was all sort of glossed over. I thought a better book was "Blazing Saddles" which had short chapters on each tour from the first to the present. Some of the stuff that happened years ago was pretty funny! Like the rider who had a confederate pass him lead-filled water bottles on a mountain top so it would add weight to his bike and make him descend faster.
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I just read that book. I give it lukewarm review. It's OK...but IMO the money could as easily be spent on new bar wrap. I thought there would be tons of new stuff that I'd never heard before but it was all sort of glossed over. I thought a better book was "Blazing Saddles" which had short chapters on each tour from the first to the present. Some of the stuff that happened years ago was pretty funny! Like the rider who had a confederate pass him lead-filled water bottles on a mountain top so it would add weight to his bike and make him descend faster.
And then get him assault charges when he tossed them into the spectators at the bottom of the next climb!
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Oh yeah. That's the one I meant. Duh.
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I enjoyed 'blazing saddles'

now I 'm reading 'put me back on my bike'
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