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  • Endure

  • Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance
  • By: Alex Hutchinson, Malcolm Gladwell - foreword
  • Narrated by: Robert G. Slade
  • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 96
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81

Writing from both the cutting edge of scientific discovery and the front-lines of elite athletic performance, National Magazine Award-winning science journalist Alex Hutchinson presents a revolutionary account of the dynamic and controversial new science of endurance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Endure is an absolute masterpiece

  • By Anonymous User on 28-02-18

Full of insight

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-10-18

For the athlete striving to get better, on any level. The mind was a new one for me 😊

  • Ask a Pro

  • Deep Thoughts and Unreliable Advice from America's Foremost Cycling Sage
  • By: Phil Gaimon
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 16

Despite the howling protests from his peers, no one's ever been more willing to spill the beans on what it's really like inside the pro cycling peloton than the sarcastic scribe Phil Gaimon. Building on the outrageous success of his hilarious 2014 debut, Pro Cycling on $10 a Day: From Fat Kid to Euro Pro, Gaimon gathers the absolute gems from his monthly Q & A feature column in VeloNews magazine into his new book, Ask a Pro.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointed

  • By nick on 15-05-18

Disappointed

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2 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-05-18

Loved the pro cycling for $10 a day, this had lots of duplications between the two, okish, but disappointed the two books are so similar

  • Pro Cycling on $10 a Day

  • From Fat Kid to Euro Pro
  • By: Phil Gaimon
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68

Plump, grumpy, slumped on the couch, and going nowhere fast at age 16, Phil Gaimon began riding a bicycle with the grand ambition of shedding a few pounds before going off to college. He soon fell into racing and discovered he was a natural, riding his way into a pro contract after just one season despite utter ignorance of a century of cycling etiquette. Now, in his book Pro Cycling on $10 a Day, Phil brings the full powers of his wit to tell his story.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Superb Alternative Cyclist's Story

  • By Tony on 11-09-17

Loved this!!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-05-18

Fantastic read, fun, informative, interesting. Would recommend this to anyone that likes cycling with a sense of humour & even people that just like cycling, they may get one on the way 😉

  • Running Man

  • A Memoir
  • By: Charlie Engle
  • Narrated by: Charlie Engle
  • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 383
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 354
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 354

After a decade-long addiction to crack cocaine and alcohol, Charlie Engle hit bottom with a near-fatal six-day binge that ended in a hail of bullets. As Engle got sober, he turned to running, which became his lifeline, his pastime, and his salvation. He began with marathons, and when marathons weren't far enough he began to take on ultramarathons, races that went for 35, 50, and sometimes hundreds of miles, traveling to some of the most unforgiving places on earth to race.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant!

  • By MR P G JEREMIAH on 21-09-16

Inspirational honesty

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-02-18

Loved the book, I thought the pictures painted by Charlie were exceptional, great tails of fun & fear in a fulfilled life! Well done & thank you

  • The Butterfly Effect with Jon Ronson

  • By: Jon Ronson
  • Narrated by: Jon Ronson
  • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,104
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,672
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,657

Hear the story of what happened when the tech industry gave the world what it wanted: free porn. Lives were mangled. Fortunes were made. All for your pleasure. Follow writer and narrator Jon Ronson as he uncovers our web of desire.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow, just wow.

  • By James F Dawes on 25-08-17

Basically an advert

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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-08-17

Smart move by the porn hub to get there name to ever more households I assume! Wouldn't bother

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  • Down and Out in Paris and London

  • By: George Orwell
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Northam
  • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 679
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 581
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 574

An autobiographical study, Down and Out in Paris and London follows Orwell as he tramps around both Paris and London. Pawning his belongings to buy food, unemployment, drinking heavily and jostling for a place in homeless hostels are but a few of the experiences related with candour and insight in this unabridged exclusive audiobook. Orwell was arguably one of the first 'gonzo' journalists.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Superb

  • By Richard Blant on 20-07-15

Loved this!!!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-06-17

Fantastically written, it's really interesting how so many things have changed & so many haven't! Changed my perception 😊

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  • The Art of Cycling

  • By: Cadel Evans
  • Narrated by: Alan King
  • Length: 15 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61

The autobiography of a cycling legend that will become a much-loved classic. The much-anticipated autobiography of the greatest Australian cyclist of all time. Famous in the sport for his meticulous preparation and an athlete who prided himself on his ability to leave it all on the road, Evans writes about the triumphs, the frustrations, the training, the preparation, the psychology of the sport, his contemporaries, the legends and his enduring love of cycling. A riveting and forensic account of his life on the bike....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable listen and good insight to the TdF

  • By Tim on 22-10-18

Excellent book!!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-05-17

I've read most cycling books as I love the sport & Cadels to be honest, didn't jump out to me as "won't to read" however, as they say, never judge a book by the cover!! This is a great book & very interesting insight in to cadel & the pro ranks! Top draw

  • Bad Soldier

  • Danny Black Thriller 4
  • By: Chris Ryan
  • Narrated by: Michael Fenner
  • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 477
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 435
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 434

A migrant boat battles through the rough Mediterranean. Its passengers are desperate, starving and scared. They are also being ruthlessly targeted by the SAS. Islamic State militants are smuggling themselves into Europe using these boats. Only by locating such men before they make it into the UK can the Regiment stop them committing their acts of terror on British soil.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable Chris Ryan grit

  • By Mark Lewin on 26-09-16

Fantastic book, ended to abruptly

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-05-17

Great book, full of action, loved it

Ending just a bit abrupt, another few threads to close

  • Bradley Wiggins: My Hour

  • By: Bradley Wiggins
  • Narrated by: Tom Watt
  • Length: 2 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44

For 60 minutes this summer, the British public stopped what they were doing, switched on their radios and their TVs, refreshed their Twitter feeds, and followed Bradley Wiggins' attempt to break one of sport's most gruelling records: The Hour. The premise is simple enough: how far can you cycle in one hour? But it is thought to be one of the toughest events an athlete can endure, both physically and psychologically. Eddy Merckx, cycling's über-champ, called it the hardest thing he ever did.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good, but you would need to be a cycling fan.

  • By Terranovav8 on 12-01-17

Loved it!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-03-17

Great insight about the graft!!

Interesting stats, liked the sections around the historical efforts made to achieve the top space!

  • My Time

  • By: Bradley Wiggins
  • Narrated by: Tom Watt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 320
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 240
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 243

On 22 July 2012 Bradley Wiggins became the first British man ever to win the Tour de France. In an instant, 'Wiggo' became a national hero. Ten days later, having swapped his yellow jersey for the colours of Team GB, he won Olympic gold in the time trial, adding to his previous six medals to become the nation's most decorated Olympian of all time. Outspoken, honest, intelligent and fearless, Wiggins has been hailed as the people’s champion.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Better Than I Expected

  • By Oliver Dayman on 14-12-12

Great book!!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-03-17

Thanks for that private insight, loved it & very captivating performance on an feking awesome topic 😊