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Everyday Bicycling: How to Ride a Bike for Transportation (Whatever Your Lifestyle)

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Containing all the knowledge required to get started riding a bicycle for everyday transportation, Elly Blue introduces readers to the basics, including shopping for a bike, honing street smarts, dressing properly for conditions, carrying everything from groceries to children to furniture, and riding in all weather. Although the daily commute to and from work is included, the focus for this manual is to make a lifestyle change to a transportation bicyclist whether it be to run a few errands, pick up the kids from school, or head to a birthday party for a friend with the birthday cake. Encouragement and entertainment are found throughout in the form of personal anecdotes, stories of impressive feats performed by everyday people, and whimsical illustrations. With its positive, practical approach, this book will prepare anyone considering making this lifestyle change to hop on the bike.

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Everyday Bicycling is a guide to everything you need to know to get started riding a bicycle for transportation. Elly Blue introduces you to the basics, including street smarts, bike shopping, dressing professionally, carrying everything from groceries to children to furniture, and riding in all weather. With its positive, practical approach, this book is perfect for anyone who has ever dreamed of riding a bicycle for transportation.

About the Author

Elly Blue is a writer and bicycle activist whose work has appeared in BikePortland, Bitch Magazine, Grist, Momentum, and Reclaim. She has been featured on Democracy Now!, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and in the Oregonian, and she blogs about bicycling and empowerment at www.TakingTheLane.com. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

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ISBN:
9781621067252
Author:
Blue, Elly
Publisher:
Microcosm Publishing
Subject:
Cycling
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Bicycling General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Bicycle
Publication Date:
20121231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7 x 5.5 in

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Everyday Bicycling is a guide to everything you need to know to get started riding a bicycle for transportation. Elly Blue introduces you to the basics, including street smarts, bike shopping, dressing professionally, carrying everything from groceries to children to furniture, and riding in all weather. With its positive, practical approach, this book is perfect for anyone who has ever dreamed of riding a bicycle for transportation.
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