M. Thomas

Helpful votes received on reviews: 98% (44 of 45)
Location: Cornwall, England


Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,291,080 - Total Helpful Votes: 44 of 45
The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the To&hellip by Tyler Hamilton
5.0 out of 5 stars gripping read, 3 Nov 2012
I was gutted reading this.Can't believe the level of doping and the effort that went into it. Staying in in case the electricity went off and heated blood bags in the fridge is mental! I used to love Lance and always defended his name when cynics bad mouthed him but not any more. Guess my Lance paper weight is now as worthless as a Jim'll fix it badge! I'm disillusioned and almost wished I never read it. The TdF and procycling will never mean the same to me again. My sympathies to Tyler for having to be involved with this dark side of cycling.
Lance Armstrong's War: One Man's Battle Against Fa&hellip by Daniel Coyle
44 of 45 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Warning, 5 Aug 2006
Much as I love reading books about Lance Armstrong I feel cheated having bought this one. The reason why - it is exactly the same as Daniel Coyle's other book entitled 'Lance Armstrong tour de force (tough guys, flawed heroes and one man's battle for ultimate supremacy)'

Oh I should be fair and say there is one difference, the 'Afterword' has been added to this book which isn't in the other one. So if you don't mind waiting until page 315 before you read something original then you are in for a 20 page treat!

In summary therefore, the publishers have produced books each with a different cover and title which are exactly the same. To my mind, the 20 pages extra pages in… Read more