Long Distance Cyclists' Handbook
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Long Distance Cyclists' Handbook

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Written for the novice and veteran cyclist alike, this second edition of the best-selling 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, it 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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Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 190 x 235 x 13mm | 35g
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • Second Edition
  • 1592289487
  • 9781592289486
  • 326,048

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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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Review quote

"There is no other book written in the last ten or fifteen years detailing the up-to-date knowledge, technology, style and opportunities in cycling but The Long Distance Cyclists' Handbook brings all of this within the grasp of any cyclist wishing to extend their personal horizons either for pleasure or competition."-Rocco Richardson, Chairman, Audax UK"Brings [up-to-date knowledge, technology, style, and opportunities in cycling] withing the grasp of any cyclist. . . "--Rocco Richardson, Chairman, Audax UK
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About Simon Doughty

Author Simon Doughty is a senior coach education officer at British Cycling. A professional cycling coach of national and world record holders in road, track, mountain biking, and cyclo-cross events, he lives in England.
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