It's Not About the Bike
My Journey Back to Life
Paperback ISBN: 0425179613
The champion cyclist recounts his diagnosis with cancer, the grueling treatments during which he was given a less than twenty percent chance for survival, his surprising victory in the 1999 Tour de France, and the birth of his son.
Bicycling Magazine's New Cyclist Handbook
Ride With Confidence and Avoid Common Pitfalls
Paperback ISBN: 1579542514
A revised and updated manual on cycling offers up-to-date information on all aspects of this activity, including discussions of thoughtful bike selection, clothing, cycling techniques, safety, diet, and much more. Original.
The Infographic Book of Cycling
Hardcover ISBN: 1781316422
Everything you have ever wanted to know about the world of road cycling in 101 fun and contemporary infographics. From race record breakers to the most colorful characters of the peloton, the toughest moments of the Tours to the kitchiest team kit—be amazed, amused, and awed by the wealth of information packed into these pages. A must-read for all cycling enthusiasts, Velopedia indulges bike-buffs with all the statistics, facts, and cycling know-how you could ever want. Contents include: The peloton’s most striking taches and hairdos; The most outrageous team kits; The most memorable victory salutes; The biggest solo breaks in the history of the Tour de France; The peloton’s most unusual nicknames; The oldest Tour participants; Famous peloton punch-ups; The best and worst cycling tattoos; Greg LeMond by numbers
Trick Riding for Amateurs
Hardcover ISBN: 1908402717
This is a special cloth hardcover gift edition reproduction of the original 1901 book which was one of the first to promote daring tricks for weird and wonderful acrobatics on two wheels, such as handle bar riding, riding backward and standing on the seat riding, hands off! Illustrated with period photographs showing outlandish daredevil "fancy cycling" stunts that have to be seen to be believed, it wonderfully captures a bygone age when popular fads and crazes were met with wild enthusiasm and is a delightful keepsake for cycling or sports enthusiasts.
The Cyclist's Training Bible
Paperback ISBN: 1931382212
The Cyclist’s Training Bible is designed to help amateurs create a training plan and refine the skills needed to succeed in the sport. Divided into five parts, the book covers commitment and common sense, general concepts, training with a purpose, designing a yearlong plan, and practical strategies for reinforcing training. Dozens of photos, charts, tables and worksheets are featured in this edition that includes 25 percent new and updated material.
Paperback ISBN: 0143117963
A round-the-world bicycle tour with one of the most original artists of our day. Urban bicycling has become more popular than ever as recession- strapped, climate-conscious city dwellers reinvent basic transportation. In this wide-ranging memoir, artist/musician David Byrne-who has relied on a bike to get around New York City since the early 1980s-relates his adventures as he pedals through an engages with some of the world's major cities. From Buenos Aires to Berlin, he meets a range of people both famous and ordinary, shares his thoughts on art, fashion, music, globalization, and the ways that many places are becoming more bike-friendly. Bicycle Diaries is an adventure on two wheels conveyed with humor, curiosity, and humanity.
A Dog in a Hat
An American Bike Racer's Story of Mud, Drugs, Blood, Betrayal, and Beauty in Belgium
Paperback ISBN: 1934030260
A no-holds-barred account of extreme bike racing documents the author's experiences within its highly competitive arenas, revealing the sport's darker side, from drugs and corruption to betrayals and the personal price paid by professional athletes. Original.