I've just gone and bought

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by walker, 30 Oct 2007.

  1. walker

    walker New Member

    Bromley, Kent
    The Hour by Mike Hutchinson ready for my holiday next week.
    Once I've finished it I will pass it on.
  2. rich p

    rich p ridiculous old lush

    A nice read. He has an easy style.
  3. John Ponting

    John Ponting Über Member

    I bought a copy a couple of weeks ago - enjoyed the style, not heavy, easy to read. Still don't know how it ends!!
  4. Most enjoyable book.:blush:
  5. mondobongo

    mondobongo Über Member

    A nice way to while away a few hours, a good read.

    Read somewhere this week that Giant were a little displeased with him as he somehow managed to negotiate a sponsorship deal which saw him get 50p for every Giant bike sold in the UK. That must have paid him out a few bob.
  6. rich p

    rich p ridiculous old lush


    Yes, I read that but I notice he doesn't ride a Giant now so that deal is presumably finished.
  7. Globalti

    Globalti Legendary Member

    (SPOILER- Don't read if you don't want to know the ending!)

    Hutchinson gets my prize for the best attempt at making an exciting story out of a complete non-event!
  8. Andy

    Andy New Member

    Agree with all the above, a good book and describes the agony of doing this mad event very well. Also some good historical anecdotes on the "event" too. Well worth the effort to read.
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