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See below for a selection of the latest books from Cycling category. Presented with a red border are the Cycling books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Cycling books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Best Bike Rides in the South

Best Bike Rides in the South

Author: Charlie Skinner, Elizabeth Skinner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/1996

Great guides for the enthusiastic biker that outline a diverse array of tours through scenic terrains all over the United States. With challenging treks for the lean, mean veteran and pleasant excursions for the Sunday cyclist, these books have something for everyone.

The New Complete Mountain Biker

The New Complete Mountain Biker

Author: Dennis Coello Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/1996

Fully updated, covering everything from selecting the right bike to back-country touring.

25 Bicycle Tours on Delmarva Cycling the Chesapeake Bay Country

25 Bicycle Tours on Delmarva Cycling the Chesapeake Bay Country

Author: John R. Wennersten, Stewart M. Wennersten Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/11/1996

This new series highlights low-traffic scenic roads, both dirt and paved, suitable for riding on both mountain and road bikes.

25 Bicycle Tours in the Texas Hill Country and West Texas Adventure Rides for Road and Mountain Bikes

25 Bicycle Tours in the Texas Hill Country and West Texas Adventure Rides for Road and Mountain Bikes

Author: Norman D. Ford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/11/1996

This new series highlights low-traffic scenic roads, both dirt and paved, suitable for riding on both mountain and road bikes.

Mountain Bike Experience

Mountain Bike Experience

Author: Dave King, Michael Kaminer Format: eBook Release Date: 15/04/1996

In this fun, friendly primer, Dave King, acknowledged as a mountain biking "e;guru"e; by Sports Illustrated, opens the sport to everyone--young or old, athletic or not. Along the way, you'll discover how to keep fit, enjoy the great outdoors, and even change your outlook on life's everyday challenges.With an approach the New York Times dubbed "e;Zen and the art of mountain biking,"e; King has helped thousands of riders discover the sport, as founder and former director of the Mount Snow Mountain Bike Center in Vermont. Now King shares the total experience of mountain biking, with a special focus on the emotional and spiritual rewards the sport can offer--both on and off the trail. After all, says King, "e;mountain biking is not a series of obstacles, but a succession of opportunities. Attitude, not ability, sets your limits."e;Comprehensive in scope, The Mountain Bike Experience covers:Conquering fear and embracing challengesSkills and techniques for all levels and all types of terrainBasic bike maintenance, including "e;Dave's 10-Step Program to Keep Your Bike in Top Running Condition"e;Trail selection and navigationSafety, repairs, training and conditioningBuying your first mountain bike and the gear to go with itExploring and protecting the natural environmentIn addition, a handy appendix lists a variety of sources--including nonprofit organizations, bike tour companies, publications, and online resources--to aid in the further pursuit of mountain biking. Hit the trail with Dave King and discover the thrilling world of off-road riding.

Best Bike Paths of the Southwest Safe, Scenic and Traffic-Free Bicycling

Best Bike Paths of the Southwest Safe, Scenic and Traffic-Free Bicycling

Author: Wendy Williams Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/1996

Cycling the open road has its pleasures but it can also be intimidating, especially for the novice or the parent with young children. Fortunately, there's another option for those cyclists who have something a little more peaceful and recreational in mind: the paved bike path. Free of cars, red lights, and exhaust fumes, recreational paths are popping up everywhere. In The Best Bike Paths of the Southwest, Wendy Williams has done you the favor of finding them in advance.Organized by state, The Best Bike Paths of the Southwest is the only comprehensive listing of these community treasures, describing fifty-six paths and detailing everything you'll need to know about each one: -- A map of each state, showing you where the path is -- A detailed description of the path, including mileage -- General background, including the history of the path and any useful tourist information -- The level of difficulty, type of scenery, and condition of pavement -- Availability of food and bathrooms -- Directions, including the most accessible parking areaWhether you want to explore San Francisco's East Bay, discover Arizona's breathtaking Sabino Canyon, or cruise along Nevada's Truckee River, there's a bike path waiting for you. So fill your water bottle, pack a lunch, pump up your tires, and prepare for a great ride!

Mountain Bikers' North New England

Mountain Bikers' North New England

Author: Paul Angiolillo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/1996

Best Bike Paths of New England Safe, Scenic and Traffic-Free Bicycling

Best Bike Paths of New England Safe, Scenic and Traffic-Free Bicycling

Author: Wendy Williams Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/1996

Cycling the open road has its pleasures but it can also be intimidating, especially for the novice or the parent with young children. Fortunate, there's another option for those cyclist who have something a little more peaceful and recreational in mind: the paved bike path. Free of cars, red lights, and exhaust fumes, recreational paths are popping up everywhere. In The Best Bike Paths of New England, Wendy Williams has done you the favor of finding them in advance.Organized by state, The Best Bike Paths of New England is the only comprehensive listing of these community treasures, describing forty-five paths and detailing everything you'll need to know about each one: -- A map of each state showing you where the path is -- A detailed description of the path, including mileage -- General background, including the history of the path and any useful tourist information -- The level of difficulty, type of scenery, and condition of pavement -- Availability of food and bathrooms -- Directions, including the most accessible parking area Whether you want to coast alongside the send dunes of Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard, climb the White Mountains of New Hampshire, or explore Maine's Acadia National Park, there's a bike path waiting for you. So fill your water baffle, pack a lunch, pump up your tires, and prepare for a great ride!

Major Taylor The Extraordinary Career of a Champion Bicycle Racer

Major Taylor The Extraordinary Career of a Champion Bicycle Racer

Author: Andrew Ritchie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/1996

World champion at 19... One of the first black athletes to become world champion in any sport... 1-mile record holder... American sprint champion in 1898, 1899, 1900... triumphant tours of Europe and Australia... Victories against all European champions... Until now a forgotten, shadowy figure, Marshall Walter Major Taylor is here revealed as one of the early sports world's most stylish, entertaining, and gentlemanly personalities. Born in 1878 in Indianapolis, the son of poor rural parents, Taylor worked in a bike shop until prominent bicycle racer Birdie Munger coached him for his first professional racing successes in 1896. Despite continuous bureaucratic-and, at times, physical-opposition, he won his first national championship two years later and became world champion in 1899 in Montreal. This beautifully illustrated, vividly narrated, and scrupulously researched biography recreates the life of a great international athlete at the turn of the century. Based on ten years of research-including extensive interviews with Major Taylor's 91-year old daughter-this is the dramatic story of a young black man who, against prodigious odds, rose to fame and stardom in the tempestuous world of international professional bicycle racing a century ago.

Best Bike Rides in the Pacific Northwest

Best Bike Rides in the Pacific Northwest

Author: Todd Litman, Suzanne Kort Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/1996

Great guides for the enthusiastic biker that outline a diverse array of tours through scenic terrains all over the United States. With challenging treks for the lean, mean veteran and pleasant excursions for the Sunday cyclist, these books have something for everyone.

The Handbook for Touring Bicyclists

The Handbook for Touring Bicyclists

Author: Frosty Wooldridge Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/1996

Entertaining handbook for novice and experienced cyclists that is packed with wisdom and tricks for the touring bicyclist.

Mountain Biking Orange County California

Mountain Biking Orange County California

Author: Randy Vogel, Larry Kuechlin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/1996

This is the comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the extensive mountain biking possibilities in Orange County, California.