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God Is Dead: The Rise and Fall of Frank Vandenbroucke, Cycling’s Great Wasted Talent

God Is Dead: The Rise and Fall of Frank Vandenbroucke, Cycling’s Great Wasted Talent

2022 God Is Dead The Rise and Fall of Frank Vandenbroucke At road.cc every product is thoroughly tested for as long as it takes to…

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Frank Vandenbroucke was a professional cyclist who experienced a rapid rise to fame, but although he did well enough in the sport, a combination of drugs and other distractions curtailed his career. His premature death did nothing to dissuade those who think he was on the way to becoming one of the greatest ever, which is partly why books are still written about him. God is Dead tells the story of this colourful character, who didn’t seem to do anything in half measures. It’s not the first biography of a cheating cyclist, but Andy McGrath’s thorough research does […]

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