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Publisher Comments:

Written for the novice and veteran cyclist alike, this second edition of the

bestselling The Long Distance Cyclists Handbook contains everything you need to know to ride your bicycle farther than the end of your driveway. From selecting the correct bicycle, accessories, clothing, and gear to maintenance, on-the-road repairs, bicycle safety, and nutrition and training techniques, this book details all the preparation and equipment needed to successfully complete a thirty-mile

charity ride or the 3,000-mile Race Across America.

Synopsis:

With the success of charity bike rides such as the AIDS rides and the MS Bike Tour, the popularity of across-state rides such as RAGBRAI, and the proliferation of organized bike tours through Europe, thousands of new cyclists are taking to the roads each year for a new long-distance challenge. Packed with useful information The Long Distance Cyclists' Handbook details all of the preparation and equipment needed to successfully complete a 30-mile charity ride or the 3,000-mile Race Across America. Written for the novice and veteran cyclist alike, it covers all aspects on long-distance cycling including:

Choosing a bike for your event

Bike accessories, clothing, and gear

Bike maintenance and troubleshooting

What and how to pack for every possible situation

Logistics and navigation

Safety on and off the road

And more

It also offers the most up-to-date information on nutrition, training techniques for various distances, and the latest in sports science research, as well as an index of useful contacts for gear manufacturers, clubs, and associations. The Long Distance Cyclists' Handbook is essential reading for anyone contemplating a cycling vacation or any adventure that takes one out of the comfort zone and onto the open road.

Synopsis:

From charity rides to touring, here is everything you need to know to  ride your bicycle farther than the end of your driveway.

About the Author

Author Simon Doughty is a senior coach education officer at British Cycling. A professional cycling coach of national and world record holders in road, track, mountain biking, and cyclo-cross events, he lives in England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781592289486
Author:
Doughty, Simon
Publisher:
Lyons Press
Subject:
Cycling
Subject:
Cycling - General
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Bicycling General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20060931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
bandw photographs and illustrations
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.5 in

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Product details 264 pages Lyons Press - English 9781592289486 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , With the success of charity bike rides such as the AIDS rides and the MS Bike Tour, the popularity of across-state rides such as RAGBRAI, and the proliferation of organized bike tours through Europe, thousands of new cyclists are taking to the roads each year for a new long-distance challenge. Packed with useful information The Long Distance Cyclists' Handbook details all of the preparation and equipment needed to successfully complete a 30-mile charity ride or the 3,000-mile Race Across America. Written for the novice and veteran cyclist alike, it covers all aspects on long-distance cycling including:

Choosing a bike for your event

Bike accessories, clothing, and gear

Bike maintenance and troubleshooting

What and how to pack for every possible situation

Logistics and navigation

Safety on and off the road

And more

It also offers the most up-to-date information on nutrition, training techniques for various distances, and the latest in sports science research, as well as an index of useful contacts for gear manufacturers, clubs, and associations. The Long Distance Cyclists' Handbook is essential reading for anyone contemplating a cycling vacation or any adventure that takes one out of the comfort zone and onto the open road.

"Synopsis" by ,
From charity rides to touring, here is everything you need to know to  ride your bicycle farther than the end of your driveway.
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