The Little Black Bottle: Choppy Warburton, His Mysterious Potion, and the Deaths of His Bicycle Racers

The Little Black Bottle: Choppy Warburton, His Mysterious Potion, and the Deaths of His Bicycle Racers

by Gerry Moore
     
 

More than a hundred years before accusations about doping in sports, particularly bicycle racing, became headline news, a famous coach called Choppy Warburton plied his trade with a mysterious little black bottle. The riders under his care achieved phenomenal success, but most died young, and it has been suggested his little black bottle was the cause of both the

Overview

More than a hundred years before accusations about doping in sports, particularly bicycle racing, became headline news, a famous coach called Choppy Warburton plied his trade with a mysterious little black bottle. The riders under his care achieved phenomenal success, but most died young, and it has been suggested his little black bottle was the cause of both the successes and the early deaths. This book tells the story.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781892495679
Publisher:
Cycle Publishing
Publication date:
05/01/2011
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Gerry Moore, who died shortly after delivering the manuscript for this book, was a cycling writer, with a strong interest in the arts.

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