The Bicycling Big Book of Cycling for Beginners
Everything A New Cyclist Needs to Know to Gear up and Start RidingBook - 2014
From purchasing one's first bike to learning all its different components, this book is the go-to guide for any beginning cyclist's collection. The vast territory of cycling and its facets will become a welcome terrain for any rider who wants to ride smarter, faster, and safer using this incredible wealth of knowledge. As the sales of new bicycles increase every year, these helpful tips will educate and inform beginning cyclists so they perform to their maximum potential, all while having fun. Tori Bortman distills the essentials every beginning cyclist needs to know and covers different types of rides, the components of bicycles, proper cycling clothing and equipment, basic road skills, nutrition, training, maintenance, and how to ride for a cause. She also explores how to approach cycling from the conceptual beginnings into tangible, real-time facts about riding as a new cyclist, as well as elaborating on the bountiful health benefits of cycling, including weight loss, stress reduction, and boosted immunity.
Publisher: [Emmaus, Pennsylvania] : Rodale Books, ©2014.
Characteristics: xv, 270 pages :,illustrations ;,24 cm
Alternative Title: Big book of cycling for beginners