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We Were Young and Carefree

Autobiography of Laurent Fignon


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'One of the most charismatic and flamboyant cyclists in recent history' - Daily Telegraph". Laurent Fignon is one of the giants of modern cycling. Twice-winner of the Tour de France in the early eighties Fignon became the star for a new generation. In 1989 he took part in one of the most fiercely-contested Tours of all time. Over the course of 3285 kilometres he lost out to his American arch-rival Greg LeMond by an agonising eight seconds on the final Parisian time trial. Fignon does not mince his words. In this forthright and unflinching account the former champion spares neither friends nor opponents nor even his own image. In doing so he gives cycling fans a tantalising glimpse of what really went on behind the scenes of this epic sport - the friendships the rivalries the betrayals the scheming the parties the girls and of course the performance-enhancing drugs. Laurent Fignon lived cycling at its peak. He enjoyed a truly exceptional career winning over eighty titles from 1982 to 1993. The highs were match

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Cordee Code: CTB038
No of Pages: 304
Page Size: 135 x 215 mm
ISBN 10: 0224083198
ISBN 13: 9780224083195
Publisher: Yellow Jersey Press
Published Date: June 2010
Edition: 1st , Jun-2010
Binding: Paperback
Weight: 320g

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