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Bicycling Magazine's Complete Book of Road Cycling Skills: Your Guide to Riding Faster, Stronger, Longer, and Safer
     

Bicycling Magazine's Complete Book of Road Cycling Skills: Your Guide to Riding Faster, Stronger, Longer, and Safer

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by Ed Pavelka
 

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Take your road cycling to the next level with the newest techniques, equipment, and skills from the leading magazine in the sport. Check out how to:

  • Ensure your bike is in tip-top shape in 8 easy steps
  • Boost your efficiency with smooth pedaling and proper form
  • Brake without wasting speed or wiping out
  • Ride safely in wet, cold, and hot

Overview

Take your road cycling to the next level with the newest techniques, equipment, and skills from the leading magazine in the sport. Check out how to:

  • Ensure your bike is in tip-top shape in 8 easy steps
  • Boost your efficiency with smooth pedaling and proper form
  • Brake without wasting speed or wiping out
  • Ride safely in wet, cold, and hot weather
  • Convert your mountain bike for the road
  • Master the skills of riding in traffic
  • Get long-distance secrets from the Race Across America record-holder
  • Train indoors with these 5 workouts
  • Prevent saddle sores, numbness, and knee pain
  • Motivate yourself to train harder
  • Discover the world of recumbents and tandems
  • Sprint like a champion
  • Attack hills for maximum fitness

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

“In this book are all the basic techniques and skills we use in pro road racing, translated for fast recreational riders.” —Ron Kiefel, former pro cyclist

Bicycling magazine has assembled the most comprehensive book about road cycling in recent years. Everything you need to know about this wonderful sport is clearly presented and easy to put to use.” —Alex Stieda, first North American to lead the Tour de France

“Cycling is a sport to be enjoyed for a lifetime. Learn from the experts, test your limits, then go explore the world.” —Karen Kurreck, former world time trial champion

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609612610
Publisher:
Rodale
Publication date:
01/15/1998
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
865,573
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

Ed Pavelka is the former executive director of Bicycyling magazine, author of 20 cycling books, and veteran of more than two decades of fun and competitive cycling. He lives in Emmaus, Pennsylvania.

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Bicycling Magazine's Complete Book of Road Cycling Skills: Your Guide to Riding Faster, Stronger, Longer, and Safer 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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