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Who is the writer of the The Secret Cyclist: Real Life as a Rider in the Professional

Old 05-22-23, 01:04 AM
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Who is the writer of the The Secret Cyclist: Real Life as a Rider in the Professional

what do you think?
he have kids, he finished more times TDF and giro in top 10, andt its all what i know..
he is "older" or retired
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A more important question: Is the book worth a read?
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Originally Posted by Specway
what do you think?
he have kids, he finished more times TDF and giro in top 10, andt its all what i know..
he is "older" or retired
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Pretty sure I got (so spoiler alert for reading along)

If we cross check lists of riders who participated both in the Giro 2018 and the Tour 2018 (the rider participated in these), are over 29 years (they are talking a lot about retirement soon), did not participate in Tour de Romandie 2018 (they said they didn't), and finish in top 10 in both the la Vuelta and the Tour (says in the book cover). That leaves us with only two riders: Chris Froome and Robert Gesink.

​​​​​​And due to the fact that he likes Trappist beers, doesn't live in Monaco, trains the old fashioned way, and doesn't like power meters, I think the secret cyclist might be Robert Gesink.
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Pretty sure I got (so spoiler alert for reading along)​
I would have made them work for it a little, dude. Well, maybe we can entertain ourselves wondering who 'you' are instead? Spoiler alert, I got nothing ...
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Originally Posted by FestJoe
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Pretty sure I got (so spoiler alert for reading along)

If we cross check lists of riders who participated both in the Giro 2018 and the Tour 2018 (the rider participated in these), are over 29 years (they are talking a lot about retirement soon), did not participate in Tour de Romandie 2018 (they said they didn't), and finish in top 10 in both the la Vuelta and the Tour (says in the book cover). That leaves us with only two riders: Chris Froome and Robert Gesink.

​​​​​​And due to the fact that he likes Trappist beers, doesn't live in Monaco, trains the old fashioned way, and doesn't like power meters, I think the secret cyclist might be Robert Gesink.
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This is quite compelling evidence presuming there are only 2 riders who qualify. If so I agree it would be unlikely to be Froome. Too famous to be motivated and already has his own series of books.
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Originally Posted by FestJoe
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Pretty sure I got (so spoiler alert for reading along)

If we cross check lists of riders who participated both in the Giro 2018 and the Tour 2018 (the rider participated in these), are over 29 years (they are talking a lot about retirement soon), did not participate in Tour de Romandie 2018 (they said they didn't), and finish in top 10 in both the la Vuelta and the Tour (says in the book cover). That leaves us with only two riders: Chris Froome and Robert Gesink. My advice would be, if the topic interests you, perhaps it's worth checking out the book from the library or seeing if someone has reviewed it on a platform like https://essays.edubirdie.com/excel-help you could also consider evaluating it based on others.
​​​​​​And due to the fact that he likes Trappist beers, doesn't live in Monaco, trains the old fashioned way, and doesn't like power meters, I think the secret cyclist might be Robert Gesink.
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Perhaps he just wants to gain more popularity by emphasizing his participation in those races... Doesn't it seem to you that this book resembles a gimmicky nonfiction, often written by those who haven't achieved significant success in business? I'm really frustrated with books and courses on business authored by people who make the most money by selling business courses...

I haven't read this book, but based on the reviews, it seems like it's not very good. Could you please advise if it's worth spending money on?

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