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The Long Distance Cyclists' Handbook

Doughty, Simon

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ISBN 10: 158574526X / ISBN 13: 9781585745265
Published by The Lyons Press, 2002
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Title: The Long Distance Cyclists' Handbook

Publisher: The Lyons Press

Publication Date: 2002

Book Condition:Good

Edition: 1st.

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With the success of charity bike rides such as the AIDS rides and the MS Bike Tour, the popularity of across-state rides such as RAGBRAI, and the proliferation of organized bike tours through Europe, thousands of new cyclists are taking to the roads each year for a new long-distance challenge. Packed with useful information The Long Distance Cyclists' Handbook details all of the preparation and equipment needed to successfully complete a 30-mile charity ride or the 3,000-mile Race Across America. Written for the novice and veteran cyclist alike, it covers all aspects on long-distance cycling including:

¿ Choosing a bike for your event
¿ Bike accessories, clothing, and gear
¿ Bike maintenance and troubleshooting
¿ What and how to pack for every possible situation
¿ Logistics and navigation
¿ Safety on and off the road
¿ And more

It also offers the most up-to-date information on nutrition, training techniques for various distances, and the latest in sports science research, as well as an index of useful contacts for gear manufacturers, clubs, and associations. The Long Distance Cyclists' Handbook is essential reading for anyone contemplating a cycling vacation or any adventure that takes one out of the comfort zone and onto the open road.

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Written for the novice and veteran cyclist alike, this second edition of the
bestselling The Long Distance Cyclists' Handbook contains everything you need to know to ride your bicycle farther than the end of your driveway. From selecting the correct bicycle, accessories, clothing, and gear to maintenance, on-the-road repairs, bicycle safety, and nutrition and training techniques, this book details all the preparation and equipment needed to successfully complete a thirty-mile
charity ride or the 3,000-mile Race Across America.

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