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The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France: Doping, Cover-ups, and Winning at All Costs
The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France: Doping, Cover-ups, and Winning at All Costs
by Tyler Hamilton
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.29

5.0 out of 5 stars Compelling read into cycling in the 90's & 00's, 9 Dec 2013
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By now everyone will know the Lance Armstrong story. This the a book from a man on the inside of that story. Tyler road with Lance and it is apparent at every turn that he felt compelled to dope in order to become competitive. He readily admits to his failings, but how many of us could say, that as an early 20 year old, who has dedicated years to cycling, if any experienced team director/medic tells you do take something we would say no.

I think history records only 1 man who definitely said no, Scott Mercier.

Tyler succumbed to the doping life and through this became part of the problem.

Even if you think you know the full story, you should read this book, because you will certainly learn something.

A very wothwhile use of £4


A Street Cat Named Bob: How One Man and His Cat Found Hope on the Streets
A Street Cat Named Bob: How One Man and His Cat Found Hope on the Streets
by James Bowen
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.29

5.0 out of 5 stars Bought this for wife & I love it too, 12 Mar 2013
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I Bought this book for my wife for Christmas, she read it in 2 days, lent it too her Mum who read it pretty promptly too. Now I've borrowed it and read in 36 hours!

Suffice to say, this is a wonderful story of a man and his (adopted) cat as they struggle through life in London.

You won't be disappointed if you buy this


CR2032 Battery (2 pack) - Panasonic, Lithium Coin Cell, 3V
CR2032 Battery (2 pack) - Panasonic, Lithium Coin Cell, 3V
Offered by Goods Online 24/7
Price: £0.83

4.0 out of 5 stars Did the job and arrived promptly, 28 Feb 2013
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I find it kinda difficult to get excited about batteries, but they were dispatched promptly and were the right item


Electron Bracket 216/217/218 Mounting Bracket - Black
Electron Bracket 216/217/218 Mounting Bracket - Black
Price: £2.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fits Electron lights, prompt delivery, 24 Dec 2012
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Not much to say really. If you have an Electron front light & need a new front bracket then this is the one to get.

Prompt delivery and good price


Joby GorillaPod SLR-Zoom Tripod for SLR Cameras
Joby GorillaPod SLR-Zoom Tripod for SLR Cameras
Offered by MP3 Accessories
Price: £18.99

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not much good without ballhead, 26 Jan 2011
I purchased this product and have subsequently returned it for a small Veblon tripod.

I have a small gorillapod for my 'point and shoot' and that is very good, but the bigger brother just doesn't stack up.

On the box Joby certainly try and make it look like you get a ballhead with the product, but this isn't the case. Without the ballhead you have to screw the tripod to the camera everytime you use it - I certainly can't be bothered to do that.

If you really want a Joby then get this one, but to make it a practical purchase you'll need the ballhead as well, so you end up paying £60+ for a small versatile tripod.

To summarise, this product has not got much use on it's own, with a Joby ballhead it would be good, but that makes it £££'s.


Kilimanjaro: The Trekking Guide to Africa's Highest Mountain - 2nd Edition (Trailblazer Guides)
Kilimanjaro: The Trekking Guide to Africa's Highest Mountain - 2nd Edition (Trailblazer Guides)
by Henry Stedman
Edition: Paperback

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect for anyone planning a trek, 11 Mar 2010
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I've just done Kilimanjaro (Lemosho route) and thoroughly recommend this book, full of loads of useful advice for before the climb (kit, weather, vaccinations etc) and is also a useful companion on your trek.

Note to anyone getting this version (version 2), there is now a version 3 out, which is also available on Amazon.


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