New Cyclist Handbook: Bicycling Magazine. Ride with Confidence

New Cyclist Handbook: Bicycling Magazine. Ride with Confidence

by Ed Pavelka, Ben Hewitt
     
 

Experienced road cyclists and mountain bikers share the knowledge and tips they wish they had when they started out. They'll help you avoid the common mistakes that can cause frustration and setbacks, and they'll teach you what every new rider should know with skills you can put to use-- starting with your very first ride!

Discover how to:

* Choose the

Overview

Experienced road cyclists and mountain bikers share the knowledge and tips they wish they had when they started out. They'll help you avoid the common mistakes that can cause frustration and setbacks, and they'll teach you what every new rider should know with skills you can put to use-- starting with your very first ride!

Discover how to:

* Choose the right bike by answering three basic questions.
* Ride safely with traffic.
* Prevent and treat ailments like saddle sores and stiff knees.
* Avoid the most common mistakes of new cyclists.
* Fit riding into the busiest of schedules.
* Train for a century.
* Fix flats fast and perform basic maintenance.
* Become a better cyclist-- in one afternoon!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781579542511
Publisher:
Rodale Press, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Edition description:
REVISED & UPDATED
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.37(d)

Meet the Author

Ed Pavelka has been riding bicycles for fun, fitness, and competition since the mid-1970s. His professional writing career includes 20 cycling books. He was Bicycling magazine's executive editor for 10 years and served as the magazine's director of new ventures.

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