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  • David Millar's book takes you inside the sport of cycling while also emphasising the absurdity of it. It's quite rare for a sportsman to be so immersed and yet able to detach themselves from it all ... The parts on crashing are amazing. I felt frightened and sore reading it

    Richard Moore, author of Slaying the Badger
  • Cycling has always been about a great deal more than its winners, and The Racer is quite a ride

    Jon Day, Spectator
  • What’s it really like to be a professional bike racer? David Millar gives you an unparalleled insight

    Colin Henrys, Road Cycling UK
  • A love letter to the simple pleasure of riding a bike, and a very well-written one at that

    Jamie Beach, Bike Radar
  • Millar's love for what he did, and the curious world he inhabited for 18 years, shines through his prose


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