Urban Bikers' Tricks and Tips: Low-Tech and No-Tech Ways to Find, Ride, and Keep a Bicycle by Dave Glowacz, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Urban Bikers' Tricks and Tips: Low-Tech and No-Tech Ways to Find, Ride, and Keep a Bicycle

Urban Bikers' Tricks and Tips: Low-Tech and No-Tech Ways to Find, Ride, and Keep a Bicycle

by Dave Glowacz, Gladys Rosa-Mendoza, Bacon Friar, Phil Gullett
     
 

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Filled with practical tips that any adult bike owner can use instantly, this book includes advice on everything from how to handle a sore butt and choose accessories to how to avoid helmet hair and mount a bike while wearing a miniskirt. This updated edition contains new and revised information about current bike types, locks, and recent products such as the strap

Overview


Filled with practical tips that any adult bike owner can use instantly, this book includes advice on everything from how to handle a sore butt and choose accessories to how to avoid helmet hair and mount a bike while wearing a miniskirt. This updated edition contains new and revised information about current bike types, locks, and recent products such as the strap-on magnet that lets bikers change traffic lights to green. An updated supplier directory and list of bicycling resources, such as web sites and advocacy groups, are also included. Illustrated with step-by-step instructions on every page, this book is especially helpful for riders living in the urban jungle.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"For both the experienced and the novice, this is the best biker’s manual."  —New York Public Library

"If these tips work in New York City—and they do—they'll work almost anywhere."  —Ann Sullivan, director, League of American Bicyclists

"A really useful compendium of information that no one ever told you." —Bicycling Magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780965172813
Publisher:
Wordspace Press
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author


Dave Glowacz, known worldwide as Mr. Bike, is a certified bike instructor with the League of American Bicyclists. He is the director of education for the Chicagoland Bicycle Federation. He lives in Chicago.

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