Long Distance Cyclists' Handbook, 2nd Edition

Long Distance Cyclists' Handbook, 2nd Edition

by Simon Doughty
     
 

Written for the novice and veteran cyclist alike, this second edition of the best-selling The Long Distance Cyclists’ Handbook contains everything you need to know to ride your bicycle farther than the end of your driveway. From selecting the correct bicycle, accessories, clothing, and gear, to maintenance, on-the-road repairs, bicycle safety, and nutrition

Overview

Written for the novice and veteran cyclist alike, this second edition of the best-selling The Long Distance Cyclists’ Handbook contains everything you need to know to ride your bicycle farther than the end of your driveway. From selecting the correct bicycle, accessories, clothing, and gear, to maintenance, on-the-road repairs, bicycle safety, and nutrition and training techniques, it details all the preparation and equipment needed to successfully complete a thirty-mile charity ride or the 3,000-mile Race Across America.

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From the Publisher
"There is no other book written in the last ten or fifteen years detailing the up-to-date knowledge, technology, style and opportunities in cycling but The Long Distance Cyclists' Handbook brings all of this within the grasp of any cyclist wishing to extend their personal horizons either for pleasure or competition."-Rocco Richardson, Chairman, Audax UK"Brings [up-to-date knowledge, technology, style, and opportunities in cycling] withing the grasp of any cyclist. . . "—Rocco Richardson, Chairman, Audax UK

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592289486
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
1,337,513
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Author Simon Doughty is a senior coach education officer at British Cycling. A professional cycling coach of national and world record holders in road, track, mountain biking, and cyclo-cross events, he lives in England.

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