Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Inside The Peloton: My Life as a Professional Cyclist” as Want to Read:
Inside The Peloton: My Life as a Professional Cyclist
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Inside The Peloton: My Life as a Professional Cyclist

3.54  ·  Rating Details ·  84 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Nicolas Roche has a famous surname to all fans of cycling. The son of legendary Irish and World Champion Stephen Roche, Nicolas had to fight to make it as a professional and even harder to make his mark as his own man in this toughest of competitive sports.

His rise up the ranks has been meteoric, with top 15 finishes in both the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España, but
...more
ebook, 512 pages
Published September 29th 2011 by Transworld Digital
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Inside The Peloton, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Inside The Peloton

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Martin Mccann
Jan 05, 2012 Martin Mccann rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a great and honest insight into life as a Pro-Tour rider, particularly from the point of view of someone who has the successes of his father always in the background. Nicolas Roche is well placed to offer an insight into the goings on in the peloton since while he is not a Schleck or a Contador he is well placed as a potential top ten GC contender,so we get to see what it takes to rise above domestique but still be open and able to honestly discuss his weaker points. The commitment and q ...more
Ronan Mcdonnell
Apr 04, 2012 Ronan Mcdonnell rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I have read a fair bit about professional cycle racing, as would anyone else who rides to work, shops, family, for exercise and to race. This was different for one simple reason.

As much as Roche covers the sport from the inside, and from a unique , Irish, angle he includes much more of himself than others. What results is a true surprise for a sports book - it genuinely made tears form and laughs escape.

Its a lovely book and the author’s genuine honesty shines through.
Peter O
Peter O rated it liked it
Nov 12, 2016
Andy S
Andy S rated it really liked it
Apr 22, 2014
Austin Devin
Austin Devin rated it really liked it
Jul 06, 2015
Jamie Strachan
Jamie Strachan rated it really liked it
Oct 28, 2013
Steven Rose
Steven Rose rated it really liked it
Dec 01, 2015
Tim Stretton
Tim Stretton rated it it was ok
Oct 03, 2012
Brian McAndrews
Brian McAndrews rated it liked it
Jun 01, 2016
Scott Usher
Scott Usher rated it liked it
Feb 24, 2014
Adib
Adib rated it liked it
Apr 13, 2012
Mark
Mark rated it liked it
Feb 18, 2014
Mick Diggin
Mick Diggin rated it liked it
Jan 05, 2014
Anthony Ryan
Anthony Ryan rated it really liked it
Mar 22, 2012
Emily Kilbride
Emily Kilbride rated it it was amazing
Feb 16, 2016
Richieclose
Richieclose rated it liked it
Mar 30, 2013
Richard Glithero
Richard Glithero rated it really liked it
Jun 24, 2014
Brendan Crowley
Brendan Crowley rated it liked it
Jul 02, 2012
Sophie Noble
Sophie Noble rated it liked it
Oct 12, 2012
Rachel
Rachel rated it really liked it
May 26, 2012
Andrew
Andrew rated it really liked it
Apr 01, 2014
Russell
Russell rated it really liked it
Mar 16, 2012
Barry
Barry rated it it was amazing
Nov 23, 2011
Lindsay Davidson
Lindsay Davidson rated it liked it
Nov 09, 2013
Niamh Connolly
Niamh Connolly rated it it was ok
Apr 06, 2016
Iker Gil migueliz
Iker Gil migueliz rated it really liked it
Feb 15, 2014
Tara
Tara rated it really liked it
Feb 25, 2014
Roxana Rosca
Roxana Rosca rated it liked it
Dec 17, 2016
Patrick Towey
Patrick Towey rated it liked it
Jun 08, 2016
Jamie
Jamie rated it really liked it
Mar 01, 2012
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book