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The hour : sporting immortality the hard way

By: Hutchinson, Michael

0224075209 / 9780224075206
Paperback
796.6'2
07/06/2007
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England
20 cm 282 p.
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Reprint. Originally published: 2006.
The story of the only cycling records that matters, by one of our cleverest, funniest new writers

It's the only cycling record that matters: one man and his bike against the clock in a quest for pure speed.

No teammates, no rivals, no tactics, no gears, no brakes.

Just one simple question - in sixty minutes, how far can you go?

Michael Hutchinson had a plan. He was going to add his name to the list of record-holders, cycling's supermen.

But how does a man who became a professional athlete by accident achieve sporting immortality?

It didn't sound too hard. All he needed was a couple of hand-tooled bike frames, the most expensive wheels money could buy, a support team of crack professionals, a small pot of glue, and a credit card wired to someone else's bank account.

Still, getting the glue wasn't a problem...

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