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Old 01-28-10, 07:06 AM   #1
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Lance: The Making of the World's Greatest Champion by John Wilcockson

Has anyone read this book? I started it last night and im about 1/4 the way done with it and have loved every page so far. Whats everyones opinion?

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_no...keywords=lance
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I didn't add much butter, so I can eat 3 buckets, right ?
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Who's Lance Armstrong and what makes him the worlds greatest champion?
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I hope the book gives some well-deserved credit to his doctors.

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Who would win the fight between Lance and Godzilla?
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Gretzky's middle name was Lance?
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Who would win the fight between Lance and Godzilla?
Lance, obviously. EPO doesn't work for reptiles.
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Lance.

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He's won the most TDF's, but the Tour is not the end all and be all of bike racing. He has consistently been able to surround himself with riders that guarantee his victories but he's a one pony show. Never really won any other significant races other than the Tour. Not like Merxck that in several seasons won the tour and the vuelta, or the Giro, as well as several classics.
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He's won the most TDF's, but the Tour is not the end all and be all of bike racing. He has consistently been able to surround himself with riders that guarantee his victories but he's a one pony show. Never really won any other significant races other than the Tour. Not like Merxck that in several seasons won the tour and the vuelta, or the Giro, as well as several classics.

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i mean say what you will about his focus but smashing a mountain time trial on the final day of the tdf is hardly the simple matter of surrounding yourself with cronies who spirit you along to victory.

dude can ride a bike.

more importantly hes entertaining and charming and an *******. like all the great sporting champs. the personalities are half the fun of watching.
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Meh, I really like him. I mean, say what you will about him only being a Tour rider, something of an *******, and a possible doper, the fact is that even if he's not the greatest rider of all time he's among the greatest, he does good things with his foundation, and he's great as far as giving our relatively niche sport a prominent face in the media.
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only had to fix a few letters.
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both. just the title makes me not want to read the book.
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Wait a minute girls. I think the man just finished 3rd at the TDF at 37 years of age and clean. You mean to tell me he couldnt win it 10 years ago clean? Take your 217 BUTTO and place it ** **** a**!
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Wait a minute girls. I think the man just finished 3rd at the TDF at 37 years of age and clean. You mean to tell me he couldnt win it 10 years ago clean? Take your 217 BUTTO and place it ** **** a**!


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