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A round-the-world bicycle tour with one of the most original artists of our day. Urban bicycling has become more popular than ever as recession-strapped, climate-conscious city dwellers reinvent basic transportation. In this wide-ranging memoir, artist/musician David Byrne - who has relied on a ...
It's All About the Bike
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 decided to pull out all the stops and build his dream ma...
The First Tour de France: Sixty Cyclists and Nineteen Days of Daring on the Road to Paris
From its inception, the 1903 Tour de France was a colorful affair. Full of adventure, mishaps and audacious attempts at cheating, it was a race to be remembered.Cyclists of the time weren't enthusiastic about participating in this "heroic" race on roads more suited to hooves than wheels, with bik...
Whether they own the latest model or a classic with thousands of miles on it, beginner and experienced cyclists alike need a guide that will help them get their bikes out of the shop faster and keep them on the road longer. For more than 20 years, The Bicycling Guide to Bike Maintenance & Repair ...
The Secret Race: Inside the HIdden World of the Tour de France
The Secret Race is the book that rocked the world of professional cycling - and exposed, at long last, the doping culture surrounding the sport and its most iconic rider, Lance Armstrong. Former Olympic gold medalist Tyler Hamilton was once one of the world's top-ranked cyclists - and a member of...
The Loyal Lieutenant: My Story
George Hincapie is one of the most recognized cyclists in the world--a record seventeen-time Tour de France participant, Olympian, beloved teammate, and celebrated lead-out man for Lance Armstrong. It was his sterling reputation that enabled him to publicly rise above a doping confession that sho...
Draft Animals: Living the Pro Cycling Dream (Once in a While)
Like countless other kids, Phil Gaimon grew up dreaming of being a professional athlete. But unlike countless other kids, he actually pulled it off. After years of amateur races, hard training, living out of a suitcase, and never taking “no” for an answer, he finally achieved his goal and signed ...
Bicycling Training Journal (Revised & Updated)
Bicycling Magazine Editors
A revised, expanded edition of the ultimate training journal to help cyclists of all abilities - from the top experts in the sport. The Bicycling Training Journal provides the perfect framework to help cyclists of all stripes reach their cycling goals, whether they are weight loss or world recor...
The Monuments: The Grit and the Glory of Cycling's Greatest One-Day Races
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 that are the sport’s equivalent of golf's majors or tennis gran...
A Hole in the Wind: A Climate Scientist's Bicycle Journey Across the United States
An epic bicycle journey across the American hinterland that explores the challenges of climate change alongside a diverse array of American voices.After a distinguished career in climate science as the Director of the UN Global Climate Observing System in Geneva, David Goodrich returned home to t...
Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong
The definitive account of Lance Armstrong's spectacular rise and fall. In June 2013, when Lance Armstrong fled his palatial home in Texas, downsizing in the face of multimillion-dollar lawsuits, Juliet Macur was there—talking to his girlfriend and children and listening to Armstrong's versi...
The Bicycling Big Book of Cycling for Beginners
Trusted bicycle consultant Tori Bortman distills the essentials every beginner cyclist needs to know. She covers different types of rides, the components of bicycles, proper cycling clothing and equipment, basic road skills, nutrition, training, maintenance, and how to ride with a cause. She also...
An assessment of Lance Armstrong's doping scandal and fraud-based business successes exposes the support network of money, power, and cutting-edge science that enabled his seven Tour de France victories.
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 distances, you’ll learn how to do it by reducing your riding t...
Escape by Bike: Adventure Cycling, Bikepacking and Touring Off-Road
A practical and inspirational guide to planning every kind of off-road cycling, from nearby “microadventures” to global itineraries, drawing on the author’s own epic journeysFrom wilderness treks to weekends spent following local coastal paths, adventure cycling combines cycle touring, mountain b...
The definitive visual companion to the thrilling 110-year chronicle of Tour de France cycling.Explore the thrill and intensity of the Tour de France's most challenging climbs as never before, through the breathtaking aerial photography of Google Earth. In this stunning 2nd edition, 20 notorious H...
Get Fast! (Bicycling)
Every cyclist wants to get faster. Whether they're a weekend warrior, a crit specialist, or a charity cruiser, speed is the X factor that lets a rider ride strong, feel fresh, and thoroughly enjoy each ride. Get Fast! is the cyclist's go-to guide for gaining speed. In it, author Selene Yeager add...
Rainbows In the Mud: Inside the Intoxicating World of Cyclocross
Cyclocross is no longer cycling's hidden gem. Its rapid growth in the US--and its new popularity as off-season training--means this intense and dramatic sport is exploding into the mainstream. With a season running from September to February, cyclocross is cycling's only purely winter discipline,...
Re:cyclists: 200 Years on Two Wheels
Somewhere in a German forest 200 years ago, during the darkest, wettest summer for centuries, the story of cycling began. The calls to ban it were more or less immediate.Re:Cyclists is the tale of the following two centuries. It tells how cycling became a kinky vaudeville act for Parisians, how i...
How Cycling Can Save the World
Peter Walker - reporter at the Guardian and curator of its popular bike blog - shows how the future of humanity depends on the bicycle.Car culture has ensnared much of the world - and it's no wonder. Convenience and comfort (as well as some clever lobbying) have made the car the transportation me...
The Hardmen: Legends and Lessons from the Cycling Gods
In cycling, suffering brings glory: a rider's value can be judged by their results, but also by their panache and heroism. Prepared to be awed and inspired by Chris Froome riding on at the Tour de France with a broken wrist or Geraint Thomas finishing it with a broken pelvis. In The Hardmen the w...
Brian has a million vague life plans but zero sense of direction. So when he meets Rachel, a self-possessed woman who daydreams of bicycling across the States, he decides to follow her wherever she'll take him. Brian and Rachel soon embark on a ride from northern Wisconsin to Somewhere West, infa...
Bike for Life: How to Ride to 100 - and Beyond (Revised Edition)
Wallack, Roy M.
Do You Want to Ride to 100 - and Beyond? BIKE FOR LIFE!Now with training plans, worldwide adventures, and more than 200 photos.Ride a century when you turn a century: that was the promise Bike for Life offered when it was first published. A decade later, this blueprint for using cycling to achiev...
Fuel Your Ride - Complete Performance Nutrition for Cyclists
Athletes know that proper nutrition is important, but finding the right balance can be complicated. Fuel Your Ride is a comprehensive guide to performance nutrition for cyclists and provides all the tools you need to customize a unique nutrition plan to achieve maximum performance. This book teac...
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