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The Essential Bicycle Commuter
     

The Essential Bicycle Commuter

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by Trudy E. Bell, Trudy E. Bell
 
When you log 7,500 miles biking the streets of Manhattan,you learn a few things—like how to survive in some of the worst traffic going and still show up at the office looking professional and ready to work. Trudy Bell has done all that and more. Here she gives the bicycle commuter the benefit of her years on the road. She tells you how to pick the best bike.

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When you log 7,500 miles biking the streets of Manhattan,you learn a few things—like how to survive in some of the worst traffic going and still show up at the office looking professional and ready to work. Trudy Bell has done all that and more. Here she gives the bicycle commuter the benefit of her years on the road. She tells you how to pick the best bike. . . what accessories you'll need. . . techniques for riding in traffic. . . and how to maintain your bike. This book addresses the needs of both male and female commuters.

Here's the complete guide to bicycle commuting for urban,suburban,and rural cyclists-from an author who's pedaled to work and shopping for more than two decades. "Thorough,comprehensive,and almost invariably spot-on. . . If you know someone who needs a nudge to get them to commute by cycle,buy them this book. There's advice to make almost any cyclist's life safer and easier. "-Peter Eland,Managing Editor,Bike Culture Quarterly and Encyclopedia. "The Essential Bicycle Commuter covers all the bases. It's chock-full of useful information. "-Gian-Claudia Sciara,Bicycle Program Director,Transportation Alternatives,New York City. "I've been commuting by bike for a quarter century,and thought I knew all there was to know about cycling across cities. If this book doesn't double the current number of Americans pedaling to work,nothing will. "-Dennis Coello,author,The New Complete Mountain Biker,the Mountain Bike Repair Book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070055032
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill School Education Group
Publication date:
04/28/1998
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.49(d)

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The Essential Bicycle Commuter 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I am really impressed with this book! It covers every aspect of commuting, as well as providing tips and tricks to overcomming typical commuting hassles. Easy to read, good pictures & illustrations. I've been bicycle commuting for a few years, and still learned a lot from it.