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

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

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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


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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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781609612610
  • Publisher: Rodale
  • Publication date: 1/15/1998
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 339,228
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

ED PAVELKA was executive editor of Bicycling magazine for 10 years and of Velo News for 8 years. He has written 20 bicycling books and holds two world records in ultra-marathon cycling. He is director of Internet content for Performance Bicycle in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
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