The first biography of one of the most controversial champions of the Tour de France, Jan Ullrich.
Daniel Friebe was born in Coventry in 1980. He is the author of Eddy Merckx: The Cannibal, Mountain High and Mountain Higher, and has collaborated with Mark Cavendish on Boy Racer, At Speed and Tour de France. Since 2016 he has been part of ITV's Tour de France presentation team. He is also one of three co-hosts of the award-winning The Cycling Podcast. Daniel currently lives in Berlin.
Magnificent -- Matt Dickinson, The Times
A superlative biography as well as social and sporting history * Observer *
One of the best books about cycling * Irish Times *
One of the best cycling books there ever was. So well written and such deep research -- Edward Pickering, editor of Rouleur and author of The Ronde: inside the World's Toughest Bike Race
'Masterpiece' is arguably an over-used word, but if ever a book was deserving of such a description, this is probably it - The Washing Machine Post
A well-researched biography ... painting a consistent picture of this all-too-human character from Rostock - Cycling Plus