Pro Cycling on $10 a Day: From Fat Kid to Euro Pro

Phil Gaimon March 20, 2020

Pro Cycling on $10 a Day: From Fat Kid to Euro Pro Phil Gaimon Plump, grumpy, slumped on the couch, and going nowhere fast at age 16, Phil Gaimon began riding a bicycle with the grand ambition of shedding a few pounds before going off to college He soon fell into racing and discovered he was a natural, riding his way into a pro contract after just one season despite utter ignorance of a century of cycling etiquette Now, in his bookPlump, grumpy, slumped on the couch, and going nowhere fast at age 16, Phil Gaimon began riding a bicycle with the grand ambition of shedding a few pounds before going off to college He soon fell into racing and discovered he was a natural, riding his way into a pro contract after just one season despite utter ignorance of a century of cycling etiquette Now, in his book Pro Cycling on 10 a Day, Phil brings the full powers of his wit to tell his story.Presented here as a guide and a warning to aspiring racers who dream of joining the professional racing circus, Phil s adventures in road rash serve as a hilarious and cautionary tale of frustrating team directors and broken promises Phil s education in the ways of the peloton, his discouraging negotiations for a better contract, his endless miles crisscrossing America in pursuit of race wins, and his conviction that somewhere just around the corner lies the ticket to the big time fuel this tale of hope and ambition from one of cycling s best story tellers Pro Cycling on 10 a Day chronicles the racer s daily lot of blood soaked bandages, sleazy motels, cheap food, and overflowing toilets But it also celebrates the true beauty of the sport and the worth of the journey, proving in the end that even among the narrow ranks of world class professional cycling, there will always be room for a hard working outsider.

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