By Gaimon Phil

Phil Gaimon’s Ask a Pro solutions each query you’ve continually desired to ask approximately seasoned cycling…sort of. Gaimon gathers the easiest of his renowned Q&A column—and pokes enjoyable at his more youthful self.

Despite the howling protests from his friends, no one’s ever been extra keen to spill the beans on what it’s quite like contained in the seasoned biking peloton than the sarcastic scribe Phil Gaimon. development at the outrageous good fortune of his hilarious 2014 debut, Pro biking on $10 an afternoon: From fats child to Euro Pro, Gaimon gathers absolutely the gemstones from his per 30 days Q&A function column in VeloNews journal into his new booklet, Ask a professional: Deep concepts and Unreliable suggestion from America’s prime biking Sage, including a dose of clean observation or even extra acerbic and sharp-eyed insights.

With six years of fabric to paintings with—including his great upward push into the professional ranks, the devastating lack of his agreement for 2015, and his daring go back to the massive League—Gaimon covers each attainable subject from the crew dinner desk to the lavatory with lots of stops alongside the way in which. Gaimon deals wise-ass (and occasionally earnest) solutions to fan questions like:

· How a lot chamois cream may still I use?

· I’ve began shaving my legs. How am i able to be authorised by way of my friends?

· What do you do to guard your self if you recognize you’re approximately to crash?

· what number motorcycles does my husband particularly need?

· What’s the simplest victory party? Do you perform yours?

· In women’s biking, what's the right definition of a pro?

· What do you are saying to somebody in the event that they honk or nearly hit you?

· Do you identify your bikes?

· What do professionals imagine once they see a leisure bike owner in a whole seasoned package or driving a pro-level bike?

· are you able to take your motorbike aside and positioned it again together?

· How undesirable does the elements need to be to name off a coaching ride?

· How have you learnt whilst it’s time to alter a tire?

· whilst you’re in a breakaway all day, do riders shape a destiny friendship?

· Riders maintain complaining approximately "unsafe" climate at races. whilst did professional cyclists develop into such wussies?

· How do the professionals outline a "crash"?

Gaimon wields his outsider’s wit to solid a cock-eyed stare upon the bizarre manners, mores, and traditions that make the medieval recreation of biking so impossible to resist to monitor. Ask a Pro contains new assets from Gaimon, too, together with his Cookie Map of the United States, doubtful suggestion on profitable the race buffet, a cautionary consultant for host housing, Phil’s pre-race warm-up regimen, and a celeb baker’s recipe for The Phil Cookie.

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