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    DescriptionRide faster, fitter, smarter, & farther Every road rider has goals. Yours may be to begin racing, to become more competitive, or to win a specific tour. Not interested in racing? Perhaps you want to complete your first century ride, improve your overall fitness, or ride father and faster just for the sheer joy of flying on two wheels. No matter what your goals, The Complete Book of Road Cycling and Racing gives you all the information you need to become a better, more performance-focused cyclist. Written by an accomplished racing coach, cyclist, and exercise physiologist, this book shows you how to: Fit the bike to your body for maximum efficiency and comfort Ride safely in a group Cope with any weather or altitude Maintain your bike Prepare for races of all types Master racing strategies and tactics Train efficiently and stay in peak condition year-round And much more


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    Title
    Complete Book of Road Cycling and Racing
    Subtitle
    A Manual for the Dedicated Rider
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Willard Peveler
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 180 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 386 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780071489379
    ISBN 10: 0071489371
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.4
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: I-SR
    BISAC V2.8: SPO028000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24420
    BIC subject category V2: WSQ
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    DC22: 796.6, 796.7
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A09403000
    BISAC V2.8: SPO011000
    LC classification: GV1049 .P48 2009
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: SMF, SMQ
    Illustrations note
    ill
    Publisher
    McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
    Imprint name
    Ragged Mountain Press
    Publication date
    01 September 2008
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Will Peveler, Ph.D., is a noted exercise physiologist who has coached at the university level and ridden competitively since 1994. In addition to his work as a bicycle-fitting specialist, Will also writes on performance cycling and biomechanics. Will is Assistant Professor of Exercise Science at Northern Kentucky University.
    Table of contents
    INTRODUCTION PART I: THE BIKE 1.Finding Your Bike 2.Fitting You to the Bike 3.Bike Maintenance PART II: Riding and Racing 4.Riding Skills 5.Weather 6.Riding Safely 7.Races and Events 8.Racing Skills, Strategy, and Tactics PART III: TRAINING 9.Training Programs 10.Cycling Physiology 11.Basic Training 12.Off-Season Training 13.Nutrition 14.Your Unique Physique