The Complete Book of Road Cycling & Racing

The Complete Book of Road Cycling & Racing

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Ride 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 comfortRide safely in a groupCope with any weather or altitudeMaintain your bikePrepare for races of all typesMaster racing strategies and tacticsTrain efficiently and stay in peak condition year-roundAnd much more
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 180.34 x 223.52 x 10.16mm | 385.55g
  • Ragged Mountain Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • ill
  • 0071489371
  • 9780071489379
  • 150,832

Table of contents

INTRODUCTIONPART I: THE BIKE1.Finding Your Bike 2.Fitting You to the Bike3.Bike MaintenancePART II: Riding and Racing4.Riding Skills5.Weather6.Riding Safely7.Races and Events8.Racing Skills, Strategy, and TacticsPART III: TRAINING 9.Training Programs10.Cycling Physiology11.Basic Training12.Off-Season Training13.Nutrition 14.Your Unique Physique
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About Willard Peveler

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.
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