We Might As Well Win: On the Road to Success with the Mastermind Behind Eight Tour de FranceVictories

We Might As Well Win: On the Road to Success with the Mastermind Behind Eight Tour de FranceVictories

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by Johan Bruyneel, Bill Strickland
     
 

Former professional bicyclist Johan Bruyneel takes you on an exhilarating behind-the-scenes tour of the road to victory.

In 1998, Johan Bruyneel looked Lance Armstrong in the eye and said, "Look, if we’re going to ride the Tour, we might as well win." In that powerful phrase a dynasty was born. We Might as Well Win  reveals the planning,

Overview

Former professional bicyclist Johan Bruyneel takes you on an exhilarating behind-the-scenes tour of the road to victory.

In 1998, Johan Bruyneel looked Lance Armstrong in the eye and said, "Look, if we’re going to ride the Tour, we might as well win." In that powerful phrase a dynasty was born. We Might as Well Win  reveals the planning, training, strategy, and tactics that led to a record seven Tour de France victories for Bruyneel with Armstrong, an eighth with Alberto Contador, his eleventh grand tour victory at the Giro d’Italia, and the exclusion of his team Astana from the 2008 Tour de France. Through thrilling stories of his own racing wins and those of the cyclists he has guided during his extraordinary career, Bruyneel shows what it takes to succeed, both on and off the bike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547237732
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
06/03/2009
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

JOHAN BRUYNEEL is a former professional cyclist and was the team director, from 1999 to 2007, of the U.S. Postal Service Pro Cycling Team, which later became the Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team. In that role, he won a record eight Tour de France victories (in nine years’ time), making him the "winningest" team director in the history of the sport. He is currently general manager of the Astana Cycling Team. Bruyneel lives in Spain and maintains a website at www.johanbruyneel.com.

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We Might as Well Win: On the Road to Success with the Mastermind Behind Eight Tour de France Victories 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
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inspiring book, a must read!
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