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“The holy grail for disappointed biking fans... The book’s energy is within the collective information, all strung jointly in a narrative that's informed with such clear-eyed conviction that you just by no means doubt its veracity... The mystery Race isn’t only a video game changer for the Lance Armstrong fantasy. It’s the sport ender.”—Outside

NEW YORK instances BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE WILLIAM HILL activities e-book OF THE 12 months AWARD

The mystery Race is the publication that rocked the realm cycling—and uncovered, in the end, the doping tradition surrounding the game and its so much iconic rider, Lance Armstrong. Former Olympic gold medalist Tyler Hamilton used to be one of many world’s top-ranked cyclists—and a member of Lance Armstrong’s internal circle. Over the process years, New York Times bestselling writer Daniel Coyle performed greater than 2 hundred hours of interviews with Hamilton and spoke with quite a few teammates, opponents, and buddies. the result's an explosive page-turner of a booklet that takes us deep within a shadowy, attention-grabbing, and surreal international of unscrupulous medical professionals, anything-goes crew administrators, and athletes so relentlessly pushed to win that they'd do virtually whatever to achieve an side. For the 1st time, Hamilton recounts his personal conflict with melancholy and tells the tale of his advanced courting with Lance Armstrong. This variation includes a new Afterword, within which the authors examine the advancements in the game, and concerning Armstrong, over the last 12 months. The mystery Race is a brave, groundbreaking act of witness from a guy who's as decided to bare the challenging fact approximately his recreation as he as soon as was once to win the travel de France.

With a brand new Afterword through the authors.

“Loaded with bombshells and revelations.”—VeloNews

“[An] frequently harrowing tale . . . the broadest, so much available examine cycling’s drug difficulties to date.”—The ny Times

“‘If I cheated, how did i am getting away with it?’ that question, posed to SI through Lance Armstrong 5 years in the past, hasn't ever been spoke back extra definitively than it's in Tyler Hamilton’s new book.”—Sports Illustrated

“Explosive.”—The day-by-day Telegraph (London)

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