When you log 7,500 miles biking the streets of Manhattan, you learn a few things -- like how to survive in some of the worst traffic going and still show up at the office looking professional and ready to work.
Trudy Bell has done all that and more. Here she gives the bicycle commuter the benefit of her years on the road. She tells you how to pick the best bike ... what accessories you'll need ... techniques for riding in traffic ... and how to maintain your bike. This book addresses the needs of both male and female commuters.
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Here's the complete guide to bicycle commuting for urban, suburban, and rural cyclists-from an author who's pedaled to work and shopping for more than two decades. "Thorough, comprehensive, and almost invariably spot-on... If you know someone who needs a nudge to get them to commute by cycle, buy them this book. There's advice to make almost any cyclist's life safer and easier."-Peter Eland, Managing Editor, Bike Culture Quarterly and Encyclopedia. "The Essential Bicyle Commuter Covers all the bases. It's chock-full of useful information."-Gian-Claudia Sciara, Bicycle Program Director, Transportation Alternatives, New York City. "I've been commuting by bike for a quarter century, and thought I knew all there was to know about cycling across cities. If this book doesn't double the current number of Americans pedaling to work, nothing will."-Dennis Coello, author, The New Complete Mountain Biker, The Mountain Bike Repair Book.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070055033
Book Description Mcgraw-Hill, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0070055033
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