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  • Draft Animals

    Living the Pro Cycling Dream (Once in a While)

    by Phil Gaimon ...
    From the author of the cult favorite Pro Cycling on $10 a Day and Ask a Pro, the story of one man’s quest to realize his childhood dream, and what happened when he actually did it.Like countless other kids, Phil Gaimon grew up dreaming of being a professional athlete. But unlike countless other kids, he actually pulled it off. After years of amateur races, hard training, living out of a suitcase, ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD $9.89 AUD

  • Complete Nutrition Guide for Triathletes

    The Essential Step-by-Step Guide to Proper Nutrition for Sprint, Olympic, Half Ironman, and Ironman Distances

    by Jamie Cooper ...
    Triathletes spend a lot of time and money making sure they have the right gear, optimizing their training plans, and selecting their races. And part of that preparation for big race days is taking care of diet to be sure the body is properly fed to maximize athletic performance. Enter The Complete Nutrition Guide for Triathletes, a thorough nutritional guidebook tailored specifically for the three ... Read more

    $15.83 AUD

  • The Monuments

    The Grit and the Glory of Cycling’s Greatest One-day Races

    by Peter Cossins ...
    The Tour de France may provide the most obvious fame and glory, but it is cycling's one-day tests that the professional riders really prize. Toughest, longest and dirtiest of all are the so-called 'Monuments', the five legendary races that are the sport's equivalent of golf's majors or the grand slams in tennis. Milan–Sanremo, the Tour of Flanders, Paris­–Roubaix, Liège–Bastogne–Liège and the Tour ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong

    by Juliet Macur ...
    A fly-on-the-wall account of the Lance Armstrong doping scandal – the greatest drama in modern sporting history by the New York Times cycling correspondent.As Lance Armstrong’s precipitous fall from grace continues, New York Times sports reporter Juliet Macur takes the reader behind the scenes to bring to life the astonishing twists and turns of the scandal that has rocked the world of cycling ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Art of Cycling

    by Cadel Evans ...
    The bestselling autobiography of a cycling legend and winner of the 2011 Tour de FranceOn the afternoon of Sunday, the first of February 2015, Cadel Evans crossed the finish line in the first-ever race of the event that would immortalise his name: the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race. At that moment, an extraordinary cycling career, spanning 20 years and more than 750 professional races, came to ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD $17.99 AUD

  • The Secret Race

    Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France: Doping, Cover-ups, and Winning at All Costs

    WINNER OF THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDOn a fateful night in 2009, Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle met for dinner in Boulder, Colorado. Over the next eighteen months, Hamilton would tell Coyle his story, and his sport's story, in explosive detail, never sparing himself in the process. In a way, he became as obsessed with telling the truth as he had been with winning the Tour de ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Racing Through the Dark

    The Fall and Rise of David Millar

    by David Millar ...
    By his eighteenth birthday David Millar was living and racing in France, sleeping in rented rooms, tipped to be the next English-speaking Tour winner. A year later he'd realised the dream and signed a professional contract. He perhaps lived the high life a little too enthusiastically - he broke his heel in a fall from a roof after too much drink - and before long the pressure to succeed had tipped ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Rough Ride

    Behind the Wheel with a Pro Cyclist

    by Paul Kimmage ...
    First published in 1990, Rough Ride is one of the greatest books ever written about the life of a professional athlete. Almost twenty years later, Yellow Jersey is publishing an updated edition of this cycling classic, with a new foreword by the author which reflects on his life both inside and outside the sport.Paul Kimmage's boyhood dreams were of cycling glory: wearing the yellow jersey, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • I Am The Secret Footballer

    "It is often said that 95% of what happens in football goes on behind closed doors. Many of these stories I shouldn't be telling you about. But I will."Who is The Secret Footballer? Only a few people know the true identity of the man inside the game. But whoever he is - and whoever he plays for - he is always honest, always fearless and always opinionated. Now, for the first time, he reveals ... Read more

    $6.81 AUD

  • Slaying the Badger

    LeMond, Hinault and the Greatest Ever Tour de France

    by Richard Moore ...
    Greg LeMond, 'L'Americain': fresh-faced, prodigious newcomer. This is supposed to be his year.Bernard Hinault, 'The Badger': aggressive, headstrong, five-time winner of the Tour. He has pledged his unwavering support to his team mate, LeMond.The team is everything in cycling, so the world watches, stunned, as LeMond and Hinault's explosive rivalry plays out over three high-octane weeks. Slaying ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Tour: Behind the Scenes of Cadel Evans Tour de France

    From Australias first Tour de France winner Cadel Evans comes an insiders account of the Tour de France and what it takes to win this most prestigious of races. The campaign to win the Tour de France begins the day the last Tour finishes. Cadel takes us through the process of recruiting the best riders, the training camps and the practice rides. Then he explains the stages of the race to show how ... Read more

    $12.09 AUD

  • Crossing Europe on a Bike Called Reggie

    The academic year must have been a difficult one as when the summer holidays arrived, secondary school teacher Andrew Sykes was happy to do as little as possible. But while sitting on his sofa watching the exploits of the cyclists at the Great Wall of China at the Beijing Olympics, he realised the error of his ways and resolved to put a bit more adventure into his life. Two years later, ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Merckx: Half Man, Half Bike

    What makes a man the greatest of all time?Eddy Merckx is to cycling what Muhammad Ali is to boxing or Pelé to football: quite simply, the best there has ever been. Merckx was a machine. It wasn't just the number of victories (445); it was his remorseless domination that created the legend. He didn't just beat his opponents, he crushed them.But his triumphs only tell half a story that includes ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • From Lance to Landis

    Inside the American Doping Controversy at the Tour de France

    by David Walsh ...
    For eight years, the Tour de France, arguably the world’s most demanding athletic competition, was ruled by two men: Lance Armstrong and Floyd Landis. On the surface, they were feature players in one of the great sporting stories of the age–American riders overcoming tremendous odds to dominate a sport that held little previous interest for their countrymen. But is this a true story, or is there a ... Read more

    $15.17 AUD

  • Breaking The Chain

    Drugs and Cycling - The True Story

    by Willy Voet ...
    On 8 July 1998 Festina team soigneur Willy Voet was stopped by the police. In his car were the drugs the team needed if they were to have any chance of playing a competitive part in the 1998 Tour de France. The car was searched, he was immediately arrested and so the story that has been undermining the sport of cycling since the death of Tommy Simpson in 1967, finally broke.Imprisoned for sixteen ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Sex, Lies and Handlebar Tape

    The Remarkable Life of Jacques Anquetil, the First Five-Times Winner of the Tour de France

    by Paul Howard ...
    Sex, Lies and Handlebar Tape is the astonishing biography of French cycling star Jacques Anquetil. For the first time since his death in 1987, it reveals the extraordinary truth behind the legend, the man and the cyclist.His list of 'firsts' alone makes him worthy of a place in the cycling pantheon: the first man to win the Tour de France five times; the first man to win all three grand tours - ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Blazing Bicycle Saddles

    by James Clarke ...
    This true and very funny story involving six colleagues, some retired, proves the saying that we never really grow up - we just learn how to behave in public.On a sudden whim six men, mostly writers, decided to embark on a 1 000 kilometre cycle ride down the River Danube believing it would be downhill all the way. This was the first of many assumptions that proved to be not terribly correct.None ... Read more

    $5.66 AUD

  • Domestique

    The Real-life Ups and Downs of a Tour Pro

    For 11 years I was a professional cyclist, competing in the hardest and greatest races on Earth. I was in demand from the world's best teams, a well-paid elite athlete. But I never won a race. I was the hired help.When my mum dropped me off in a small French town aged 17, I was full of determination to be a professional cyclist, but I was completely green. I went from mowing the team manager's ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Bad Blood

    The Secret Life of the Tour de France

    For Jeremy Whittle, there isn't much in life as spectacular as the Tour de France: sweat-streaked, taut and burnished athletes toiling across vast and ancient European landscapes, hundreds of thousands of fans lining the route. And then there are the riders: men of almost superhuman capabilities, men who have become his friends, men whose stories he has written day in day out for the past decade. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Flying Scotsman

    NEW UPDATED EDITION 'This is one of the best and most moving sports books I have read' - The Times 'Deeply moving. His determination and single-mindedness was and still is a true inspiration to me' - Sir Chris Hoy 'This is a book that must have taken great courage to write, is a harrowing reminder of how little the public know about sportsmen, no matter how brightly the spotlight shines on them' - ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • The Death of Marco Pantani

    A Biography

    by Matt Rendell ...
    The intimate biography of the charismatic Tour de France winner Marco Pantani, now u****pdated to include the 2014 and 2015 investigation into Pantani's death.National Sporting Club Book of the YearShortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award'An exhaustively detailed and beautiful book . . . a fitting, ambivalent tribute - to the man, and to the dark heart of the sport he loved' ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Wheelmen

    With a new Afterword.Lance Armstrong won a record-smashing seven Tour de France yellow jerseys after staring down cancer, and in the process became an international symbol of resilience and courage. In a sport constantly dogged by blood doping scandals, Armstrong seemed above the fray. Never had cycling - or any sport-boasted such a charismatic and accomplished champion.Then, in the summer of 2012 ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Loyal Lieutenant: Leading out Lance and pushing through the pain on the rocky road to Paris

    The stunningly candid autobiography of one of cycling’s great names and the man who rode alongside Lance Armstrong for each of his now infamous seven Tour victoriesGeorge Hincapie has always personified more than the sport in which he chose to compete, cycling, and his legacy will be more than the sum of his accomplishments on the road. It is also intertwined with the team-mates he helped to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Gironimo!

    Riding the Very Terrible 1914 Tour of Italy

    by Tim Moore ...
    A 3,162 km race. A 48-year-old man. A 100-year-old bike. Made mostly of wood. That he built himself.Tim Moore sets off to recreate the most appalling bike race of all time. The notorious 1914 Giro d'Italia was an ordeal of 400-kilometre stages, cataclysmic night storms and relentless sabotage - all on a diet of raw eggs and red wine. Of the 81 who rolled out of Milan, only eight made it back ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD