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It’s not About the Bike

As with most every cyclist, I enjoyed following Lance Armstrong during his reign at the Tour de France.  I had heard good things about this book and was not let down.  As the title suggests, there is a minimal discussion of bike racing, although his life is so intertwined with the sport that he can't …

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Failure is Not an Option

Nathan has become really interested in the space program.  He love's to watch the HBO series From the Earth to the Moon and ask questions about absolutely everything that is happening.  As we watched more, I came to realize how little I knew about the Gemini, Mercury, and Apollo space programs and I figured I …

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The Race by Dave Shields

The Race: A Novel of Grit, Tactics, and the Tour de France by Dave Shields A quick, yet thoroughly enjoyable read. While it’s a work of fiction, I think it gives the reader some sense of what it must be like to participate in professional cycling. Dave Shields may not present a likely situation for …

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