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14%OFFMichael Hutchinson - Faster: The Obsession, Science and Luck Behind the World´s Fastest Cyclists - 9781408837771 - V9781408837771
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Faster: The Obsession, Science and Luck Behind the World´s Fastest Cyclists

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Description for Faster: The Obsession, Science and Luck Behind the World´s Fastest Cyclists Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: WSQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 197 x 19. Weight in Grams: 162.
A fascinating and funny investigation into cyclists' incessant pursuit of speed by one of the sport's top professionals. For professional cyclists, going faster and winning are, of course, closely related. Yet surprisingly, for many, a desire to go faster is much more important than a desire to win. Someone who wants to go faster will work at the details and take small steps rather than focusing on winning. Winning just happens when you do everything right – it’s the doing everything right that’s hard. And that’s what fascinates and obsesses Michael Hutchinson. With his usual deadpan delivery and ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781408837771
SKU
V9781408837771
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About Michael Hutchinson
Michael Hutchinson is a former professional cyclist. He has won multiple national titles in both Britain and Ireland, and represented both countries internationally, as well as Northern Ireland at the Commonwealth Games of 2002, 2006 and 2010. He is the principal columnist for Cycling Weekly and a regular broadcaster on the sport. Faster is the follow-up to his award-winning previous ... Read more

Reviews for Faster: The Obsession, Science and Luck Behind the World´s Fastest Cyclists
if you want to know how to turn yourself into a Merckx or a Froome, read Faster
Guardian
Fascinating, convincing and witty
Outdoor Fitness
A revelatory examination of what makes athletes tick
Independent
It’s an amusing, informative and hugely satisfying read that’s genuinely difficult to tear yourself away from.
Cycling Weekly
Well ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Faster: The Obsession, Science and Luck Behind the World´s Fastest Cyclists


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