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Just Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 19, 2012

    Excellent advice - great book - teaches everything i learned com

    Excellent advice - great book - teaches everything i learned commuting and more. I'd buy Grant's book again just to get the word out - the racing fringe help and hurt every sport they touch, and shame on them for making me feel bad about enjoying biking. Thank you Grant for the hints and tips i didn't know, and for correcting the wrong advice i got from racers over the years.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 21, 2012

    Great Book for All Bicyclists, New and Old

    If you are thinking of taking up bicycling but are worried about the expense and specialized high performance gear, or if you are an old hand who cannot go on a simple ride without a competitive urge to drop your companions because you just have to do so, read this book.
    Very easy reading in short topical essays, Grant Petersen counters the racing-oriented nonsense that prevails in most bicycle-related books and magazines and instead provides excellent advice for recreational riders and commuters, the vast majority of bike riders. You don't need to blow a fortune on special shoes, special clothes, and special racing gear; you just need a bicycle and a will to ride it. He provides plenty of tips and suggestions to improve your riding skills.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 18, 2013

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    highly recommended

    If you are riding primarily for exercise and social, which is the vast majority of riders, then this is a "must read".

    You may not agree with everything, but I must say that it is one the best sources for biking information I have read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 19, 2012

    Where are we racing to anyway?

    This book may seem radical to some riders but I see it as very pratical. Brought me back to reflect on my early days as acommuter/rider on an old renovated 3 speed to and from school and later on when I jumped to ten speeds but commuted around campus and the university town I was living in at the time. No racing just practical use of a two wheeler to get on with daily life and save money!

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  • Posted June 12, 2012

    Well crafted; essential reading for cyclists

    Finally, a book that doesn't read like a chamber of commerce newsletter or a teaser for billboards.
    Get this book and recall its messages as you hit the road on your bicycle.

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    Posted October 26, 2012

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