The secret race : inside the hidden world of the Tour de France : doping, cover-ups, and winning at all costs /

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by Hamilton, Tyler,
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Authors: Coyle, Daniel. Published by : Bantam Books, (New York :) Physical details: 290 p. ; 25 cm. Subject(s): Hamilton, Tyler, --1971- | Tour de France (Bicycle race) | Bicycle racing --Corrupt practices. | Doping in sports. Year : 2012 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Hamilton pulls back the curtain on the Tour de France and takes us into the secret world of professional cycling like never before: the doping, the lying, and his years as Lance Armstrong's teammate on U.S. Postal.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-290).

The story behind this book / Daniel Coyle -- Getting in the game -- Reality -- Eurodogs -- Roommates -- Bad news bears -- 2000 : building the machine -- The next level -- Life in the neighborhood -- New start -- Life at the top -- The attack -- All or nothing -- Popped -- Novitzky's bulldozer -- Hide-and-seek -- The end-around.