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Get Started in Cycling by Edward Pickering


Get Started in Cycling by Edward Pickering

Regular cycling is the perfect sport to reduce stress, improve fitness and lose weight. This book traces the history of the bicycle, from its development in the early 19th century to the present day. It will guide you through general riding skills, the best clothing and equipment, navigating urban cycling and how to help your children towards independence by becoming involved in cycling.

About the Author

Edward Pickering is a writer and journalist who is editor of Procycling magazine. He was previously deputy editor of Cycle Sport, and has been a regular contributor to Cycling Weekly, Rouleur and The Cycling Anthology. He has also written for the New York Times and Loaded. Edward was shortlisted for Best New Writer at the British Sports Book Awards for his last book, The Race Against Time, about the rivalry between Chris Boardman and Graeme Obree, and he was also the co-author of Robbie McEwen's autobiography, One Way Road. Edward is a keen fair-weather cyclist, whose mid-life crisis is manifesting itself in an ongoing project to run a sub-three hour marathon. He also loves to indulge his other passion, taiko drumming.

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Publication date

16th July 2012


Edward Pickering

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Southwater an imprint of Anness Publishing


96 pages





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