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The Bicycle Commuter's Handbook: * Gear You Need * Clothes to Wear * Tips for Traffic * Roadside Repair

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As sensible and as simple as it may seem, a switch to bicycle commuting doesn't happen overnight. Questions arise: Do I really need that $1,500 bike? Are Lycra shorts necessary? What about traffic rules? What do I do when a tire blows? In The Bicycle Commuter's Handbook, veteran cyclist, bike commuter, professional messenger, and author Robert Hurst gives you all the answers you need for worry-free riding.• The ultimate, practical miniguide to tips, tricks, technique, and gear• Compact and user-friendly• For ...

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Overview

As sensible and as simple as it may seem, a switch to bicycle commuting doesn't happen overnight. Questions arise: Do I really need that $1,500 bike? Are Lycra shorts necessary? What about traffic rules? What do I do when a tire blows? In The Bicycle Commuter's Handbook, veteran cyclist, bike commuter, professional messenger, and author Robert Hurst gives you all the answers you need for worry-free riding.• The ultimate, practical miniguide to tips, tricks, technique, and gear• Compact and user-friendly• For riding to work, to the store, or just around town• Color photos and illustrations

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762784684
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/18/2013
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 961,033
  • Product dimensions: 4.20 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert Hurst is the author of The Cyclist’s Manifesto and The Art of Cycling (both FalconGuides) and has logged nearly 200,000 miles on his bike. He lives in Denver, Colorado.

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