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Ifficult it's downright excruciating with the possibility for public humiliation never than one pedal away So when Natalie Bill Strickland's preschool aged daughter asked him if he could win Ten Points during one racing season the bicycling euivalent of taking an at bat against Randy Johnson or going one on one with Lebron James a sensible man wouldve just said no and moved on Instead Strickland decided to tryIn th

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[Reading] ➷ Ten Points By Bill Strickland – Srl-ltd.co.uk Of the eight million dedicated cyclists in this country just 32044 own amateur racing licenses There's a reason for that Racing is not only incredibly difficult it's downright excruciating with the poE process he discovered that he was racing toward the loving home life he cherished and at the same time trying to get away from something far worse his legacy of horrific childhood abuse Strickland's memoir is filled with lyrical insights on training and dedication racing scenes packed with nail biting suspense and powerful reflections on the meaning of family Because for Strickland it's definitely not about the bike

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  • Travis

    mobi Ç Ten Points ·Í srlltd Ten PointsMy lovely girlfriend lent me this book over winter and told me I would really enjoy it At first look I was intrigued by the fact that it was a cycling memoir by a guy a faintly knew from flipping through Bicycling magazine and I plopped it onto my to be read stack of books I remember expressing to my girlfriend a few times that I was waiting to read the book in spring as a motivational tool for starting up my summer as a very novice cyclist And each time I would talk about the book my girlfriend would remind me that it wasn't just a book about cycling that it also was about his personal struggle with his childhood I came for the cycling and stayed for his struggle Strickland writes about


  • Timojhen

    mobi Ç Ten Points ·Í srlltd Ten PointsGot me to tears on an airplane so that's something I knew of the author from his work at Bicycling magazine which I respected a lotThis isn't really about bicycling though it does play a part As a parent and once a child I think Bill's honesty and growing self awareness will leave the lasting impressionI too understand breaking the cycle Maybe that's the tears


  • Jay

    mobi Ç Ten Points ·Í srlltd Ten PointsTells the story of trying to score 10 points in a season of weekly bike races intermixed with graphic flashbacks of child abuse I was expecting the details of bike racing and those were well done I was not expecting the abuse and it didn't help the story along in my opinion I listened to this on audio The male narrator voiced the 5 year old daughter in a baby talk voice which was uite annoying throughout


  • patricia

    mobi Ç Ten Points ·Í srlltd Ten PointsWOW why this was not recommended by Oprah i will never know why this is not a movie and really why only less than 60 people on Goodreads have marked this on any of their lists is just a travesty of great proportionsREAD THIS BOOKit is a fast gripping heart wrenching read and you may even pick up a few cycling terms that go beyond Lance Armstrong


  • Connie Curtis

    mobi Ç Ten Points ·Í srlltd Ten PointsThis book was hard to listen to The author suffered horrific abuse as a young boy and he relates the stories in detail that left my mouth agape Cycling has helped Bill Strickland handle the demons that have been handed down through his ancestors horrible abuse suffered generations past He's trying desperately to break that cycleI admire this man for recognizing the horror that needs to stop with him for trying so hard to handle life differently than his father did Cycling helps him keep his sanityHis father was a


  • Margaret

    mobi Ç Ten Points ·Í srlltd Ten PointsA brave book There were parts that were very difficult to read but overall it was heart warming It was also interesting as I was not familiar with professional cycling


  • Judy Eaton

    mobi Ç Ten Points ·Í srlltd Ten PointsThis is one book you won't forget I just finished it and am still digesting Read this book


  • Michael Travis

    mobi Ç Ten Points ·Í srlltd Ten PointsThere are not many books can you use the words chilling and exhilarating in the same review A little background on how I came to read this book Bill and I were close neighbors one block apart in NW Indiana and good friends during our teenage years late 70’searly 80’s Throughout the last 30 years or so I have always often wondered what happened to Bill after he left the area and went to college in southern Indiana Back in those days there wasn’t much e mail or Facebook to follow each other and staying in touch was expensive without cheap cell plans or reasonable long distanceFast forward to 2016 and a class reunion in our home town of Lake Station There are always those that you wonder where they went and Bill was definitely one of those classmates Every time I would do a Google search I would come up with a Bill Strickland philanthropist with hundreds of pages of videos and articles It was like Bill had


  • Mark

    mobi Ç Ten Points ·Í srlltd Ten PointsAlternating between the story of a grueling season of bike racing memories of horrific childhood abuse and daily experience as a father and husband this extraordinary memoir invites the re


  • Josh

    mobi Ç Ten Points ·Í srlltd Ten PointsA powerful at times difficult memoir of the author's struggle to reckon with his childhood and his own potential as a father juxt