The Big Book of Bicycling

The Big Book of Bicycling

Everything You Need to Know, From Buying your First Bike to Riding your Best

Book - 2011
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Baker & Taylor
A senior editor of Bicycling® magazine provides up-to-date advice on everything from training and gear to nutrition and road safety, sharing the stories of some of the sport's leading figures while providing detailed coverage of various racing techniques. Original.

McMillan Palgrave
The world's authority on cycling provides a comprehensive guide to the sport for cyclists of all levels

The sport of cycling has experienced an exciting boom in popularity fueled by Lance Armstrong's success and recent comeback, the popularity of triathlons, rising gas prices, and the need to find a sport that lets people have some fun while they get fit. No one knows more about this boom than the pros at Bicycling magazine. For nearly 50 years, Bicycling has brought its readers the most up-to-date advice on everything from training and gear to nutrition and stories of cycling's greatest stars.

Now, for the first time, Bicycling gathers its best advice in The Big Book of Bicycling, a must-have book that cyclists of all levels can refer to again and again for answers to all of their cycling questions. Senior editor Emily Furia and her colleagues have gathered the latest, most useful information on getting started, buying gear, maintaining both road and mountain bikes, training for speed, racing techniques, understanding the rules of the road, and much more. This evergreen book is an invaluable resource for any cyclist who wants to ride their best.

Book News
Furia and a team of cycling experts from the editing staff at Bicycling magazine, present this valuable handbook covering the sport of bicycling. Containing in-depth sections on a multitude of cycling topics and issues from how to become one with your bike, to how to take a fall properly, to maximizing the fitness benefits of cycling, this handbook is an excellent resource for cyclists of all skill levels and purposes. The book also features sub-sections with "Pro tips" and "Fun facts," as well as a handy index for quick navigation. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Provides up-to-date advice on everything from training and gear to nutrition and road safety, sharing the stories of some of the sport's leading figures while providing detailed coverage of various racing techniques.

Publisher: New York : Rodale, c2011
ISBN: 9781605292823
1605292826
9781605294865
1605294861
Characteristics: v, 293 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Furia, Emily
Alternative Title: Bicycling

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