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Pocket Bike Maintenance: The Step-by-...

Mel Allwood

Ride on! This pocket-sized guide tells you everything you need to know to bike trouble-free! A well-maintained bike is a pleasure to ride . . . and less likely to break down. This comprehensive guide helps you keep your prized machine...

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Published: Aug 2017

The Urban Cycling Survival Guide: Nee...

Yvonne Bambrick

City cycling made simpleNorth America's cities have long been the domain of the car, but thanks to the undeniable benefits of active transport, bicycles have an increasing presence in the urban landscape. Yet our cities weren't design...

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Published: Mar 2015

Cycletherapy: Grief and Healing on Tw...

Elly Blue

Can you pedal your way through everything life throws at you?Taking on the bicycle as a means of making sense of life and death, contributors write about their experiences on a bicycle, enjoying the little things about everyday life, ...

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Published: May 2016

Hello, Bicycle: An Inspired Guide to ...

Anna Brones

An inspirational and encouraging illustrated guide to the world of bicycles and cycling, with practical information on bike buying, riding, repairs, and maintenance as well as countless suggestions on how to better enjoy your wheels, ...

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Published: Jun 2016

Weight Training for Cycling: The Ulti...

Chris Burnham

The typical cycling-training program consists of lots of miles with a few more miles sprinkled on top. While riding a bike is a necessity for being fast on a bike, there is a lot of potential to improve performance with a well-designe...

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Published: Jan 2016

The Monuments: The Grit and the Glory...

Peter Cossins

The Tour de France may provide the most obvious fame and glory, but it is cycling's one-day tests that the professional riders really prize. Toughest, longest, and dirtiest of all are the so-called Monuments, the five legendary races ...

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Published: May 2015

Mountain Biking Moab Pocket Guide, 3r...

David Crowell

TheMountain Biking Moab Pocket Guide gives fat-tire enthusiasts the skinny on where to ride in this southwestern Mecca for mountain biking. The best rides around Moab, in Canyonlands and Arches national parks, high in the La Sals, and...

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Published: Apr 2014

Draft Animals: Living the Pro Cycling...

Phil Gaimon

From the author of the cult favorite Pro Cycling on $10 a Day and Ask a Pro, the story of one man's quest to realize his childhood dream, and what happened when he actually did it.  Like countless other kids, Phil Gaimon grew up drea...

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Published: Oct 2017

Fear No Distance: A Journey to Life w...

Danielle Grabol

During a routine physical in 2004, Danielle Grabol was given an ultimatum: get your act together and lose weight or prepare yourself for a bleak future. Losing her breath while walking up a flight of stairs, Danielle realized that her...

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Published: Mar 2017

The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden Wo...

Tyler Hamilton

"The holy grail for disillusioned cycling fans . . . The book's power is in the collective details, all strung together in a story that is told with such clear-eyed conviction that you never doubt its veracity. . . . The Secret R...

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Published: May 2013

The Shattered Peloton: The Devastatin...

Graham Healy

A fascinating, mind-boggling account of young athletes in their prime destroyed in the hell of war. A mesmerizing view of cycling in its golden age, and the darkness that followed.On June 28, 1914, one hundred and forty-five riders li...

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Published: Jun 2014

The Loyal Lieutenant: Leading Out Lan...

George Hincapie

Trading on the sterling reputation that enabled him to survive a widely publicized doping confession, American cyclist "Big George" Hincapie—a record seventeen-time Tour de France participant, Olympian, and key witness in ...

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Published: May 2015

Lanterne Rouge: The Last Man in the T...

Max Leonard

A lively and entertaining history of the riders who have come in last place during the grueling 3,000-mile Tour de FranceFroome, Wiggins, Mercks—we know the winners of the Tour de France, but Lanterne Rouge tells the forgotten, ofte...

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Published: Jun 2016

Basic Illustrated Bike Touring and Bi...

Justin Lichter

Richly illustrated and information-packed tools for the novice or handy reference for the veteran, BASIC ILLUSTRATED books distill years of knowledge into affordable and visual guides. Whether you're planning a trip or thumbing for fa...

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Published: Oct 2015

Ultralight Bike Touring and Bikepacki...

Justin Lichter

Written by experts Justin Lichter and Justin Kline, Ultralight Bike Touring and Bikepacking is a detailed guide to ultralight, self-contained cycling trips for pleasure and adventure. Bike tours can last a single day or take weeks, mo...

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Published: Oct 2016

Head Over Wheels: A "Lucky Stiff" Tur...

Ken Mercurio

The inspiring story of how a 56-yr-old avid cyclist recovered from a life-threatening bicycling accident to conquer an "impossible" biking tour just 9 months later. On a training ride going 28 mph, Ken's bike fork suddenly s...

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Published: Oct 2014

More Than a Race: Four 70-Year-Old Cy...

Don Metz

More Than a Race is about the notorious Race Across America (the RAAM) known as the world's toughest bicycle race. The story tracks a four-man team of septuagenarians who proved that age is no obstacle to superlative performance. Addi...

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Published: Jul 2013

Gironimo!: Riding the Very Terrible 1...

Tim Moore

The 1914 Giro d’Italia: The hardest bike race in history. Eighty-one riders started and only eight finished after enduring cataclysmic storms, roads strewn with nails, and even the loss of an eye by one competitor. And now Tim Moore...

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Published: May 2016

It's All about the Bike: The Pursuit ...

Robert Penn

Robert Penn has saddled up nearly every day of his adult life. He rides to get to work, to bathe in air and sunshine, to travel, to go shopping, and to stay sane. He's no Sunday pedal pusher. So when the time came for a new bike, he d...

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Published: Apr 2012

Velosophy

Grant Petersen

In the same way that Michael Pollan's slim bestseller Food Rules brought a gust of common sense to the everyday activity of eating, Just Ride is a revelation. Forget the ultralight, uncomfortable bikes, flashy jerseys, clunky shoes th...

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Published: Apr 2011

Bicycle Repair Manual, 6th Edition

Chris Sidwells

In a handy flexibound format, this ultimate visual reference guide for bicycle enthusiasts to maintain and repair their bikes is now in its sixth edition.The latest edition of Bicycle Repair Manual is the most up-to-date photographic ...

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Published: Jul 2017

Bicycling the Blue Ridge: A Guide to ...

Elizabeth Skinner

There is no ribbon of highway more ideal for cycling than the Skyline Drive and Blue Ridge Parkway, and Bicycling the Blue Ridge by Elizabeth and Charlie Skinner covers every inch of the 574-mile path between Front Royal, Virginia, an...

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Published: Apr 2014

THE PINE CREEK RAIL-TRAIL GUIDEBOOK: ...

Linda Stager

Linda Stager, Wellsboro, PA resident and author takes you on a mile-by-mile, narrated tour of the exceptional 62-mile Pine Creek Rail-Trail.She shows you landmarks, tells stories about the history of the region and imparts practical a...

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Published: Dec 2015

Bicycling Complete Book of Road Cycli...

Jason Sumner

Take your road cycling skills to the next level with the latest techniques, equipment,and skills. This completely revised edition of the popular handbook for everydayroad cyclists is a comprehensive guide to road cycling skills and sa...

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Published: Aug 2016

The World of Cycling According to G

Geraint Thomas

Sit back or saddle up as double Olympic gold medallist and multiple world champion Geraint Thomas gives you a warts and all insight into the life of a pro cyclist. Along the way he reveals cycling's clandestine codes and secret storie...

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Published: Aug 2016

On Bicycles: 50 Ways the New Bike Cul...

Amy Walker

Bike culture is exploding in cities like Portland, OR, New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Montreal, and Vancouver, BC. Whether people are riding folding bikes to the commuter train, slipping through traffic on streamlined single speeds...

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Published: Sep 2011

Bicycling Maximum Overload for Cyclis...

Roy Wallack

Bicycling Maximum Overload for Cyclists is a radical strength-based training program aimed at increasing cycling speed, athletic longevity, and overall health in half the training time. Rather than improving endurance by riding longer...

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Published: Jun 2017

100 Greatest Cycling Climbs of the To...

Simon Warren

From the Col du Tourmalet to Alpe d'Huez, from Mont Ventoux to Luz Ardiden, these climbs are the beating heart of the Tour de France.Technology may advance, training and diet may evolve, but these mountains are constant. They have wit...

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Published: May 2014

Life Is a Wheel: Memoirs of a Bike-Ri...

Bruce Weber

Life Is a Wheel chronicles the cross-country bicycle trip Bruce Weber made at the age of fifty-seven, an "entertaining travel story filled with insightful thoughts about life, family, and aging" (The Associated Press).During...

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Published: Mar 2015

Domestique: The True Life Ups and Dow...

Charly Wegelius

A remarkable true-life story from behind the scenes of professional cyclingFor 11 years I was a professional cyclist, competing in the hardest and greatest races on Earth. I was in demand from the world's best teams, a well-paid elit...

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Published: Jul 2014
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