2nd Edition Paperback ISBN: 073604129x
This updated edition has been expanded to reflect the latest developments in training science and technology. It gives competitive cyclists and coaches the know-how and the means to develop their programmes so that they can reach their full potential.
Bike For Life
How to Ride to 100
Paperback ISBN: 1569244510
The author of The Traveling Cyclist shows readers how to maximize their bike riding, presenting the various dangers and pitfall of riding as well as success stories of people who have used cycling to overcome a variety of physical and emotional ailments. Original.
Best Bike Rides Minneapolis and St. Paul
Great Recreational Rides in the Twin Cities Area
Paperback ISBN: 0762777958
Written for cyclists of all stripes, Best Bike Rides books offer a diverse array of scenic tours in and around some of America’s largest urban destinations. Road rides, rail trails, bike paths, and single-track mountain bike rides all get included. Most rides are in the 5 to 30 mile range, allowing for great afternoon outings and family adventures. Each book features 35-40 rides with color photos, maps, point-by-point miles and directions, and GPS coordinates of starting and finishing points.
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0670021148
A musician and visual artist describes his preference for traveling by folding bicycle throughout New York City, a choice that has enabled his discovery of the mode's ensuing sense of freedom as well as his observations on the city's inner workings and rhythms.
Andy Pruitt's Complete Medical Guide for Cyclists
Paperback ISBN: 1931382808
Even the best cyclists and coaches can miss small details that can lead to serious injuries over the course of many miles on the bike. Andy Pruitt, renowned for his expertise in preventing and treating cycling injuries, has consulted with professional athletes throughout his career, including Lance Armstrong and Axel Merckx. Using computerized pedaling analysis, he has made it possible for countless athletes to achieve the elusive perfect bike fit, thereby dramatically improving their performance. This medical guide draws on his years of experience in this area. He describes the sport’s most common ailments, identifying the symptoms and causes as well as treatments that keep athletes on the road. Written in an accessible, straightforward manner, the book tackles everything from personal training programs to biomechanics, from aging to riding through illness. Perhaps most importantly, riders learn how to make critical adjustments to bike fit, leading to increased comfort, power, and efficiency — and fewer problems.
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 Along The World's Most Exceptional Routes
Hardcover ISBN: 0789208466
This book presents 25 exceptional bicycle rides throughout the world--not only in North and South America and Europe but also Nepal/Tibet, Kazakhstan/Kyrgyzstan, Russia, India, Morocco, and Iceland, among other locations. Routes are designed to require seven to fourteen days, and each route is rated on a scale from easy to strenuous. For example, a
Cycle for Life
Bike & Body Health & Maintenance
Paperback ISBN: 0789210436
A comprehensive guide to cycling, Cycle for Life includes bike and gear basics, body fitness, nutrition and health, and training programs for many levels and styles of cycling. More than just a sport, cycling is also a green mode of transport and a social recreational activity that is converting hundreds of new devotees every year. As cities and cycling clubs work together to build new bike lanes, paths, and routes, cycling is becoming safer and more fun. Author and professional cyclist Nicole Cooke is a cycling star whose recent gold-winning triumph in the Beijing Olympics earned her an even greater fan base. She is passionate about her sport, and that love of cycling is evident in Cycle for Life. The book is divided into four main sections: Bike Basics, which includes bike, gear, maintenance, and riding skills; Body Basics, which includes stretching, fitness, cross-training, and nutrition and health; Challenge Yourself, which includes commuting, touring, events, and racing; and Bike Knowledge, which includes information and resources for cyclists who want to take their commitment to the next level. Cycle for Life is written to supply even the novice cyclist with information to bike with greater confidence. The book also has plenty of information for intermediate cyclists, whom Nicole calls GÇ£improvers.GÇ¥ With GÇ£52 Reasons to RideGÇ¥ and its readable text, Cycle for Life is sure to inspire new fans and remind current cycling enthusiasts of the many reasons why they love their sport.
Pro Cycling on $10 a Day
From Fat Kid to Euro Pro
Paperback ISBN: 1937715248
"Abandoning his former life as a couch potato and gamer, Phil Gaimon begin riding a bicycle in 2004 with the goal of shedding a few pounds. By sheer accident, he discovered he was a natural, advancing so rapidly through the amateur ranks that he entered the pro peloton utterly ignorant of a century of cycling etiquette. He recounts the difficulties of making ends meet on a salary of $166 a month, the politics and friendships of the peloton, and the ups and downs as he pursues a life as a pro cyclist"--
The Essential Touring Cyclist
The Complete Guide for the Bicycle Traveler
Paperback ISBN: 0071360190
The classic guide for beginning and intermediate cyclists is back—and it’s better than ever. With the latest on bikes, gear, and training techniques and new sections on short tours, and touring abroad, this new edition of The Essential Touring Cyclist promises to appeal to a whole new population of aspiring cyclists. Whether you’re heading out for five hours or five months, this vividly designed, heavily illustrated, and resource-rich guide delivers everything you need.