Blowhard. Prick. F--kin' weasel. Piece of s--t.
No, those are not descriptions of disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, but these are just a few (and seriously, there are more) of the choice and often profane words the former champion uses to describe old friends, family members, teammates and others who've come into orbit, according to journalist Juliet Macur's Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong.
In what is being called a "definitive account of Lance Armstrong's spectacular rise and fall," the award-winning New York Times reporter interviewed Armstrong and more than one hundred others to delve deep into Armstrong's story to get at the truth.
Here are five of the most shocking revelations from Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong.