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Millar, actualmente en activo y reconvertido en un militante contra el dopaje y sus devastadoras consecuencias, construye un fascinante y trepidante retrato del ciclismo profesional y de las presiones, miserias y bajezas que subyacen bajo su superficie.

After reading this, you wonder if other sports are really that much different from the do anything to win attitude that exists in professional cycling. There are also great stories of friends like Lance Armstrong, most incredibly positive, and also new star Mark Cavendish. However, there is very little mention of Lance there are other books for that. Most readers looking at this review probably already know who David Millar is — he’s been an elite professional cyclist for more than 10 years, winning stages of all osvuridad grand tours France, Spain, Italyspecializing in individual time trials.

But, unlike so many other cyclists, he ultimately admits his frailties. As pulse-pounding and suspenseful as a thriller, this piercing, moving memoir shines a light into the dark corners of cycling and, by extension, all of world-class sport.

What secrets in other sports will be uncovered in time! La historia es interesante aunque en algunos momentos parezca un poco lenta. lz

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Yep, David Millar is pretty fascinated with himself, but this is an autobiography after all — he had to be fascinated enough with himself to write it. And another story of despair as he fights the thoughts of quitting the tour on an incredibly millwr day.


Vuelva a intentarlo en otro momento. And his personal life has gone to hell. He returns to the top of the sport again, and now, with Jonathon Vaughters’ new clean team, Garmin, he finds what he clearly thinks is his more mature self, a spokesperson for clean cycling.

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He won the gold medal in the time trial at the Commonwealth Games. To ask other readers questions about Pedaleando en la oscuridadplease sign up. Doping was ubiquitous but never talked about among the riders. THE SCOTSMAN His description of that agonising mountain stage, during which he scoured the depths of his soul while falling oscuridqd behind the rest of the field, deserves to stand among the great first-person accounts of sporting experience.

Account Options Sign in. Gana dinero con nosotros. Eventually, Millar hits the wall in his career, due to poor training habits, excessive lifestyle, and, presumably, operating at a disadvantage oscuridae respect to riders using EPO milpar other performance-enhancing drugs and treatments. It was so good I could start over and read it again and enjoy it just as much.

Pedaleando en la oscuridad

He believes that what he lacked as a younger rider was someone who could give him the encouragement and support he needed to resist doping. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Pefaleando is one of only five British men to have worn the yellow jersey at the Tour de France and was the British national road champion and national time trial champion in Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of I’d love to see one more updated chapter with the doping case of Armstrong just concluded this year.

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He “lectures” Lance Armstrong after the Tour de France, challenging him to “Give something back, help us clean up the sport. He was also the first British rider ever to have worn the leader’s jersey in all three Grand Tours. My library Help Advanced Book Search.


He was the British national road champion and the national time trial champion, both in And he is a reformed doper, having been banned from pro cycling for 2 years from to Here, in a full and frank autobiography, David Millar recounts the story from the inside: Millar’s gutsy slog to restore his reputation is inspirational.

Review quote “This is an urgent tale, told in an authentic voice. As pulse-pounding and suspenseful as a thriller, this piercing, moving memoir shines a light into the dark corners of cycling and, by extension, all of world-class sport.

Another separation of this book is details of the effect on his personal life as well as his ultimate return on a team committed to testing and riding drug free. When he finds that his hematocrit level tested at only He may be too fervent to be effective at getting other riders to do the same.

ppedaleando The Best Books of Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other than that, thanks “Dave the Brave” for a great read!!! The book closes with an incredible race for his country and just a great way to finish this excellent book. He’s caught red-handed, and he faces both suspension by the sport and criminal charges in France, where he lives. David Millar is a Scottish road racing cyclist riding for Garmin-Sharp.

The silence meant that even clean riders couldn’t take a stance or band together for support with other clean riders. It mostly covers period from just before Lance through the end of Lance which is the period when I followed cycling.