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‘A classic bird-like climber, light ands wiry in build, Millar was the best British cyclist, all round, since Tom Simpson’ William Fotheringham
'..a prodigious work of research, (which)..delivers overdue illumination of a fascinating Scot'. The Glasgow Herald
"A fascinating book… Trying to piece together the Robert Millar story is a little like rummaging around the Mary Celeste but Moore has done splendidly." The Daily Telegraph
"This book is not only a very interesting study of a little-known man, but also a bible to anybody aiming to be the best in their field, a lesson in how to reach the top and the hardships and sacrifices it takes to get there." The Scotsman on Saturday
‘The definitive portrait of one of Scotland's greatest sportsmen' The Guardian on Saturday
‘Moore is a gifted writer who covers the failed drugs test, Tours de France, sex-change rumours and "escape from Scotland" with panache, culminating in a captivating e-mail exchange with the reclusive Millar.' The Times
‘There is a towering pile of cycling books building up in a corner of the Sportsbooks library, which will have to be tackled to coincide with the start of the Tour de France in London. But I want to single out a really good one before the rest of the peloton swings into sight'’ Daily Telegraph
'A fine portrait of Britain's most successful Tour de France cyclist.' 'The author's meticulous but lively book traces Millar's journey from Glasgow's tenements to the Alps and the Pyrenees, in whose company he had few peers.' The Scotsman.
Didn't want it to end. Interesting and insightful. Highly recommended read.Published 2 months ago by Davey Malin
I really enjoyed this book with all it's ups and downs. A gifted rider sadly disappeared.Published 7 months ago by Den355
What a read, highly recommended book. Robert Millar was a hero of mine,he did it his way, and why not!!Published 11 months ago by Amazon Customer
Cycling is a tough sport and Millar a tough man!
Given what has happened to continental and simultaneously British cycling since the publication of this book, one wonders if... Read more
I thought this was a really good book and would recommend it to anyone interested in Robert Millar's cycling careerPublished 13 months ago by John Baxter