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Tales on Two Wheels: Cycling in Fact and Fiction

Aug 15, 2019 - The New York Times

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Nine Lives on Two Wheels

By Jonathan Vaughters with Jeremy Whittle

339 pp. Penguin. Paper, $17.

Vaughters’s autobiography adds to a literature born of professional cycling’s glasnost period. With the doping of Lance Armstrong and other riders of the ’90s and ’00s now acknowledged, the excesses of the era may be laid out candidly. Like Tyler Hamilton, whose book “The Secret Race” was published in 2012, Vaughters was a teammate of Armstrong’s on...