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The Crooked Path to Victory: Cheating in Professional Bicycle Racing
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The Crooked Path to Victory: Cheating in Professional Bicycle Racing (Paperback)

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A history of bicycle racing's dark side from the earliest days of the sport in the 1800s right up to the present day. The author has spent twelve years researching a fascinating century-long tale of trickery, drug taking, doping, team scullduggery, sabotage, ringers, race fixing, fraud, spectator sabotage, violence, poisonings, political infighting and sudden deaths.

History & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsSport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationCycling Publisher: Van Der Plas Publications,U.S. Publication Date: 01/07/2003 ISBN-13: 9781892495402  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Les Woodland is one of Britain's best-known cycle racing journalists and the author of The Unknown Tour de France. He is based in Norfolk & in Paris.

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