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    • Obsessive Compulsive Cycling Disorder

    • By: Dave Barter
    • Narrated by: Simon Whistler
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 85

    Obsessive Compulsive Cycling Disorder is an anthology of 30 articles written by an amateur cyclist over a period of 10 years. The collection exhibits the madness that engulfs those who descend into cycling obsession, celebrating the average cyclist living in a world defined by the pros. The writings range from fanciful musings concerning the Tao of singlespeeding to lengthy descriptions of end-to-end rides in Britain and Ireland.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must for all cyclists.

    • By DNix on 28-08-12

    Regular price: £21.69

    • Hugh Laurie

    • The Biography
    • By: Anthony Bunko
    • Narrated by: Simon Whistler
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Hugh was born in Oxford, and his father, WGRM 'Ran' Laurie, was a doctor who won a gold medal in the coxless pairs at the 1948 Olympics. Hugh followed in his father's footsteps as a rower at Cambridge, but when he was forced to hang up his oars he joined the famous Cambridge Footlights and there began a career in comedy. It was at university that he met Stephen Fry, and the pair forged a hilarious partnership that continued through the 1980s and 1990s.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • If you like listening to the news!

    • By The Reluctant Hermit on 05-07-13

    Regular price: £14.29

    • John Surtees: Motorcycle Maestro

    • By: Mick Walker
    • Narrated by: Simon Whistler
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Mick Walker - leading authority on all forms of motorcycle sport - examines the long career of the quickest and most determined competitors of all time in this enthralling biography. In the late 1950's John Surtees was the dominant rider in top-level British and European motorcycle racing. A precocious talent, he began riding competitively on Vincents in the early 1950's, then REGs and NSUs and Nortons. He swiftly established himself as one of the quickest and most determined competitors.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Nothing but race statistics

    • By Anonymous User on 21-05-18

    Regular price: £14.29

    • A Day in the Life of a Minimalist

    • By: Joshua Fields Millburn
    • Narrated by: Simon Whistler
    • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    At age 30, Joshua Fields Millburn left his six-figure career, ditched most of his material possessions, and started focusing on life's most important aspects. Once he embraced his newfound minimalist lifestyle, he never looked back. Suffice it to say, everything has changed in Millburn's life in the last three years. After his mother died in October 2009 and his marriage ended a month later, he began questioning everything in his life: his material possessions, his career, his goals, his health, his relationships, his path in life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book but annoying narrator

    • By Ms. S. Smith on 01-04-13

    Regular price: £14.49