Synopses & Reviews
Biking is cheap, itand#8217;s healthy, and it can provide easy access into an incredible array of life experiences. In this wide-ranging and quick-hitting guide, author Rob Coppolillo explains how bikes work, why bikes matter (especially today, when gas is expensive and interest in green living is high), and how readers and#8211; whatever their level of experience and#8211; can indulge their tastes for mountain trails, competitive racing, city exploration, and just basic transportation from point A to point B. Profiles from a raucous cast of health, racing, and travel experts shed a light on common pitfalls, and offer great ideas about how to pursue your passions while on two wheels. So take the quiz, pick your bike, and letand#8217;s get rolling!
"A journalist and biking enthusiast offers a practical guide to cycling and bike racing. . . . Clearly written and packed with useful information, this handbook will be helpful to novices and more experienced riders alike." and#8212; Booklist
About the Author
A BMX hellion as a kid and a road racer into his 20s, today Rob Coppolillo acts as a guide on bike trips in Italy and on mountain bike expeditions anywhere itand#8217;s pretty. He makes literally tens of hundreds of dollars annually as a writer for VeloNews, Rocky Mountain Sports, and Climbing, and lives in Boulder, Colorado, with his wife, Rebel, and their twins, Luca and Dominic.