Urban Bikers' Tricks & Tips
Low-Tech & No-Tech ways to Find, Ride, & Keep a Bicycle
Paperback ISBN: 0965172813
Offers advice on choosing and maintaining a bicycle, avoiding bicycle theft, negotiating traffic, handling trouble, dealing with bad weather, and packing work clothes
The Enlightened Cyclist
Commuter Angst, Dangerous Drivers, and Other Obstacles on the Path to Two-Wheeled Trancendence
Hardcover ISBN: 1452105006
The joys of commuting by bike attract scores of new converts every year. But as fresh-faced cyclists fill the roads, they also encounter their share of frustrations careless drivers, wide-flung car doors, zoned-out pedestrians, and aggressive fellow cyclists, to name a few. In this follow-up to the best-selling Bike Snob, BikeSnobNYC takes on the trials and triumphs of bike commuting with snark, humor, and enthusiasm, asking the question: If we become better commuters, will that make us better people? From the deadly sins of biking to tactics for dealing with cars, pedestrians, and other cyclists, this primer on bike travel is a must-read for cyclists new and seasoned alike.
Mud, Sweat, and Gears
A Rowdy Family Bike Adventure Across Canada on Seven Wheels
Paperback ISBN: 1891369946
"Mud, Sweat, and Gears is not only an incredible human-powered journey, but it's also about the intricate, poignant, and often hilarious family dynamics that result. The Metal Cowboy's most compelling book yet."Heidi Swift, The Oregonian This time the Metal Cowboy sets off to bicycle across Canada, with wife and three sons (one just a year old) along for the adventure. If Momentum Is Your Friend was about fathers, sons, and hometown heroes, Mud, Sweat, and Gears is about mothers, wives, family, and the glue that holds the world together.
Bicycling Magazine's Complete Guide to Bicycle Maintenance and Repairfor R Oad and Mountain Bikes
Over 1,000 Tips, Tricks, and Techniques to Maximize Performance, Minimize Repairs and Save Money
Paperback ISBN: 1579540090
New and improved for 1999, this updated fourth edition includes information on new road and mountain bike models, specialized seats, V-brakes, and more, as well as many new photographs and a detailed troubleshooting section. Original.
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.
The Runner's World Cutting-edge Runner
How To Use The Latest Science And Technology To Run Longer, Stronger, And Faster
Paperback ISBN: 1594860912
A comprehensive, state-of-the-art resource for runners furnishes up-to-date information on training, nutrition, injury prevention, technique, equipment, gadgets, workouts, and other ways to help enhance performance among runners of all skill levels. Original. 15,000 first printing.
Lance Armstrong, the Tour De France, and the Greatest Sports Conspiracy Ever
Paperback ISBN: 1592408885
An assessment of Lance Armstrong's doping scandal and fraud-based business successes exposes the support network of money, power, and cutting-edge science that enabled his seven Tour de France victories.
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"--