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Tyler Hamilton's book due out when ?

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DirtyWorks said:
6th of never.

I think the book story was an opposition tactic to discredit Hamilton. Even if he has one, I'd be surprised if it sold more than 1000.

Make that 999, I'd buy one.

Hamilton, Livingstone, Hincapie, Zabriskie, Vanderwelde...they should combine stories and write one comprehensive book. Safety in numbers.

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Kerbdog said:
Why would it not sell? These tell all books are in vogue i thought?? Id be interested to read it.

What's to tell that we dont already know? He took loads of PEDs and won very little compared to a certain texan who won big on big loads of PEDs.
 
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Benotti69 said:
What's to tell that we dont already know? He took loads of PEDs and won very little compared to a certain texan who won big on big loads of PEDs.

I know what you're saying but when you follow a grand tour do you watch the last 1 Km or are you interested in the 'guts' of the race?

Have you ever missed a classic race or GT and despite knowing the winner still watch the entire race to see the details of various attacks, crashes, team tactics? I sure do.

Yes TH doped. But when, where, how and why? His contemporary insight and perspective on doping may be completely different now that he is unpopular, poor and striped of medals and fame.

NW
 
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It would sell IF he kept it to his career and approached the subject as WHY he made the decisions he made along with the ramifications of those decisions within the tell all
 
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Of course...

...his book will sell well. I mean, didn't he go on 60-minutes and tell all those lies about Lance just to help promote his book? Surely that low-down tactic will net him zillions! :rolleyes:
 
He needs to get into specifics, and not the nonsense about "everyone was doing it" and leaving it at that.

The "mafia" in pro cycling he made reference to-who are they, what their influence is on his initial silence and why he came out on Armstrong when he did.

The doping calendars from Dr. Fuentes. An explanation as to why his wife was sending Fuentes money via wire transfer and why she used her maiden name.

Tell it all, or spare us.
 
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I know what you're saying but when you follow a grand tour do you watch the last 1 Km or are you interested in the 'guts' of the race?

Have you ever missed a classic race or GT and despite knowing the winner still watch the entire race to see the details of various attacks, crashes, team tactics? I sure do.

Yes TH doped. But when, where, how and why? His contemporary insight and perspective on doping may be completely different now that he is unpopular, poor and striped of medals and fame.

NW

Yep i would love to read about it but i feel that the general wider public wont and therefore no one is gonna publish.
 
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He needs to get into specifics, and not the nonsense about "everyone was doing it" and leaving it at that.

The "mafia" in pro cycling he made reference to-who are they, what their influence is on his initial silence and why he came out on Armstrong when he did.



The doping calendars from Dr. Fuentes. An explanation as to why his wife was sending Fuentes money via wire transfer and why she used her maiden name.

Tell it all, or spare us.

Therein lies the problem. We are to believe that George and Lance did not while everybody else did. Tyler got popped in and out of pro cycling.The listing of names is what none of them do specifically.
Landis and Hamilton have come close, saying things like everybody on the team and then allowing the listener to draw their own conclusion from a team photo. Nothing has changed for the most part except what is at stake is far greater. With charity, coaching, salary, and outside promotions all become more lucrative for many more riders trying to be a cowboy works for some but most people ride their bikes and keep their mouths shut. Tyler may find it financially positive to list a bunch of names in a book but his editor while doing research will probably omit most because of lack of evidence that the doping claims are true. Tyler probably witnessed dozens of guy getting their tank filled, but proving it and getting sued because you can't will probably limit the publishers that want to touch his memoir.
I am sure lots depends on the outcome of the Armstrong investigation, Hamilton can prove nothing, but if Novitzky does that will make any claim that Tyler has made be semi-valid. Lance probably knows that the Novitzky case is so much higher than anything imaginable that if the dam breaks the people that will say they shared needles with Lance will be in the 100's over a 20 year career
 
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Benotti69 said:
Yep i would love to read about it but i feel that the general wider public wont and therefore no one is gonna publish.


Agreed.

If I was TH, I would blanket myself by involving other riders on the Postal team...they're already involved in the Novitsky investigation.

And, I would feed the masses by including some catchy title on the book, like...

"Lance's Cancer and TdF wins, I lived it and doped in it."

NW
 
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fatandfast said:
Therein lies the problem. We are to believe that George and Lance did not while everybody else did. Tyler got popped in and out of pro cycling.The listing of names is what none of them do specifically.
Landis and Hamilton have come close, saying things like everybody on the team and then allowing the listener to draw their own conclusion from a team photo. Nothing has changed for the most part except what is at stake is far greater. With charity, coaching, salary, and outside promotions all become more lucrative for many more riders trying to be a cowboy works for some but most people ride their bikes and keep their mouths shut. Tyler may find it financially positive to list a bunch of names in a book but his editor while doing research will probably omit most because of lack of evidence that the doping claims are true. Tyler probably witnessed dozens of guy getting their tank filled, but proving it and getting sued because you can't will probably limit the publishers that want to touch his memoir. I am sure lots depends on the outcome of the Armstrong investigation, Hamilton can prove nothing, but if Novitzky does that will make any claim that Tyler has made be semi-valid. Lance probably knows that the Novitzky case is so much higher than anything imaginable that if the dam breaks the people that will say they shared needles with Lance will be in the 100's over a 20 year career


It is called an unauthorized biography. Check out the politics section at any book store. If your claim was true, this section would not exist....or maybe I am wrong and our last four Presidents did actually have people murdered in order to get elected.
 
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It is called an unauthorized biography. Check out the politics section at any book store. If your claim was true, this section would not exist....or maybe I am wrong and our last four Presidents did actually have people murdered in order to get elected.


only the last 4? i imagine they all have!
 
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Neworld said:
Agreed.

If I was TH, I would blanket myself by involving other riders on the Postal team...they're already involved in the Novitsky investigation.

And, I would feed the masses by including some catchy title on the book, like...

"Lance's Cancer and TdF wins, I lived it and doped in it."

NW

i would go with "Lance taught me to dope" :D
 
fatandfast said:
Therein lies the problem. We are to believe that George and Lance did not while everybody else did. Tyler got popped in and out of pro cycling.The listing of names is what none of them do specifically.
Landis and Hamilton have come close, saying things like everybody on the team and then allowing the listener to draw their own conclusion from a team photo. Nothing has changed for the most part except what is at stake is far greater. With charity, coaching, salary, and outside promotions all become more lucrative for many more riders trying to be a cowboy works for some but most people ride their bikes and keep their mouths shut. Tyler may find it financially positive to list a bunch of names in a book but his editor while doing research will probably omit most because of lack of evidence that the doping claims are true. Tyler probably witnessed dozens of guy getting their tank filled, but proving it and getting sued because you can't will probably limit the publishers that want to touch his memoir.
I am sure lots depends on the outcome of the Armstrong investigation, Hamilton can prove nothing, but if Novitzky does that will make any claim that Tyler has made be semi-valid. Lance probably knows that the Novitzky case is so much higher than anything imaginable that if the dam breaks the people that will say they shared needles with Lance will be in the 100's over a 20 year career
So. It is his word against the one from another cyclist who certainly doped (I know that, I hope you know that) who would not want to sue or make noise. Nobody wants another investigation specially when the federals have already enough.