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ð Read Á One-Way Ticket: Nine Lives on Two Wheels by Jonathan Vaughters Á The New Memoir Tracing Story Of Cycling Since The S, Through The Eyes Of Jonathan Vaughters, Founder Of Team Education First And One Of The Sport S Most Towering FiguresJonathan Vaughters Story Is The Story Of Modern Cycling From His Early Years As A Keen Cyclist In His Hometown In Colorado To His Unflinching Rite Of Passage As A Professional Rider With US Postal To His Elevation As One Of Cycling S Most Resilient, Ethical And Intelligent Team Bosses, The Highs And Lows Of His Career Have Mirrored Those Of The Sport Itself Vaughters Has Had A Front Row Seat For Most Of The Major Events In Cycling Over The Past Three Decades He Was Both A Former Teammate Of Lance And A Leading Witness Against Him And He Went On To Renounce Doping And Start The First Pro Cycling Team To Dedicate Itself To Clean Riding, Which Has Grown Into One Of The Most Successful Teams Competing Today And Started A Movement That Has Swept Across The SportThis Is Also Not Simply A Story Of Races Won And Lost Vaughters Shows Readers How He Navigated The Complex, International Business Of Building Slipstream Into A World Class Cycling Team Over The Past Decade, He Has Led The Sport Out Of The Scandal Plagued Armstrong Era By Presenting The World With A Team Made Of Talented Racers Built Around A Rigorous Approach To Clean Racing, He Set A New Standard Within Cycling That Has Since Spread Across The Peloton Written From The Unique Perspective Of Both A Racer And A Team Manager, One Way Ticket Gives The Complete Story Of What It Takes To Build A Winning Team And Repair The Reputation Of A Sport
The inital section that covers how he gets into riding, and then his inital entry into the racing scene was especially interesting and well covered.
Unfortunately as we get closer to the current day JV goes into less detail and often resorts to hinting that there is detail to the specific subject than he s currently willing to go into e.
g what really happened between him Garmin and David Miller A little frustrating, but I guess given he s still active in the cycling world not unexpected worrying about impacting relationships he may still need.
So while I loved this book, and thought there are some great insights into the why behind his doping, I guess we will have to wait until he s fully retired for a true tell all book.
This is only recommended for people who come to the book with a fascination about and knowledge of the recent history of pro cycling not much context is provided, and there s a tendency to jump from one episode to another without much narrative Vaughters is unusually candid and insightful about the everyday practice of doping within cycling, and about the ins and outs of the cycling business A ton has been written about Lance, but Vaughters hilariously reveals that before Lance became the king of the doping and of omerta Armstrong ranted and raved about getting beat by dopers It s not the most beautifully written book, but Vaughters gets points with me for being willing to admit his failings and missteps That said, he perhaps understandably doesn t reveal much at all about problems with riders on his team, and says n One Way Ticket Nine Lives on Two WheelsThe subtitle to Vaughter s One Way Ticket, Nine Lives on Two Wheels captures the essence of this initially interesting and captivating book Vaughters documents his reluctant initiation to bike racing in 1986 at the tender age of 12, followed by his obsession with bikes, racing and association with the big names in cycling during his cycling successes and failures of the nineties and the first decade of the twenty first century He documents in sobering fashion the rationale and affect of doping in professional cycling The last section of One Way Ticket covers Vaughters efforts at managing professional cycling teams, and maintaining clean teams.
An interesting aspect of Vaughters story is his early racin