Reed Albergotti is a white-collar crime reporter for "The Wall Street Journal. "He is also the son of a fanatic amateur cyclist who served as the director of cycling competition in the 1984 Olympics. An accomplished bike racer himself, Reed speaks the sport s odd language. Vanessa O'Connell, an award-winning reporter at "The Wall Street Journal" for seventeen years, has covered tobacco, alcohol, guns, insider trading, and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. She has a knack for exposing the nature of corporate America and how it sometimes manipulates the score in making its money."
"Authoritative and overflows with forceful details .Albergotti and O'Connell write like insiders looking out." "Los Angeles Times" "A chilling tale, and many of the anecdotes Albergotti and O Connell collected sound like they were actually crafted in a TV-drama writers room." "The Atlantic" "Reed Albergotti and Vanessa O Connell uncovered plenty more shocking details about the full extent of Armstrong s drug use as well as the many people and institutions that helped him." "The Daily Beast" "The most comprehensive book on the subject a colorful and thorough retelling." "USA Today" "Captivating . . . a level-headed view of the culture and business of cycling." "The Economist" "The book is rich in details, facts, and figures." "Velo News" ""Wheelmen" is all the truth-and-reconciliation the sport needs." "The Philadelphia Review of Books" "The only thing ever missing was the truth. In" Wheelmen," we get it." "Pittsburgh Post-Gazette" "A detailed account of Armstrong's eventual descent into disgrace." "The Guardian" (UK) "The definitive book on Armstrong." "The Montreal Gazette""