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lt;p>Whether you're looking to hit the open road, scream down the side of a mountain, or simply take the kids out for a ride, Cycling For Dummies, UK Edition, covers all your needs. Topics include choosing the right bike and accessories, staying safe - around town and on the trails - training to improve speed and endurance, making adjustments and repairs, and much more (including answering the basic questions you may be too embarrassed to ask in your local shop). 

Cycling For Dummies, UK Edition is the perfect place to start when you want to take up this great sport.



Gavin Wright is a cycling journalist and activist. He has led several high-profile cycling expeditions, including a crossing of the Andes and an attempt to set the world record for cycling from sea level to high altitude. Ben Williams is a broadcaster, journalist, lifelong cycling enthusiast and a veteran London cycling commuter.



Autorentext

Gavin Wright is a cycling journalist and activist. He has led several high-profile cycling expeditions, including a crossing of the Andes and an attempt to set the world record for cycling from sea level to high altitude. Ben Williams is a broadcaster, journalist, lifelong cycling enthusiast and a veteran London cycling commuter.



Klappentext

Whether you're looking to hit the open road, scream downthe side of a mountain, or simply take the kids out for a ride,Cycling For Dummies, UK Edition, covers all your needs.Topics include choosing the right bike and accessories, stayingsafe -- around town and on the trails -- training toimprove speed and endurance, making adjustments and repairs, andmuch more (including answering the basic questions you may be tooembarrassed to ask in your local shop). Cycling For Dummies, UK Edition is the perfect place tostart when you want to take up this great sport.



Inhalt
Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Cycling 7

Chapter 1: Getting into Cycling 9

Chapter 2: Picking the Right Bike 25

Chapter 3: Choosing the Right Gear 57

Chapter 4: Making Sure Your Bike Feels Good 81

Chapter 5: Finding the Time to Ride 93

Part II: Freewheeling Away: The Fundamentals 105

Chapter 6: Ticket to Ride: Your First Lesson 107

Chapter 7: Knowing the Rules 121

Chapter 8: Thinking Ahead for Safety 129

Chapter 9: Planning Your Trip and Tips for Safe Riding 141

Chapter 10: Toughening Up for Off-Road Riding 165

Part III: Rolling beyond the Basics 175

Chapter 11: Riding Faster, Tougher, and Longer: Training and Improving 177

Chapter 12: Touring and Exploring 195

Chapter 13: Cycling with Other People 221

Chapter 14: Riding with Babies, Toddlers and Children 239

Part IV: Maintaining Your Bike and Yourself 257

Chapter 15: Easing Ailments 259

Chapter 16: Fuelling Your Cycling 275

Chapter 17: Troubleshooting: Can You Fix It? Yes, You Can! 285

Chapter 18: Making Checks and Adjustments: The Next Step 303

Part V: The Part of Tens 315

Chapter 19: Ten Bicycling Do's and Don'ts 317

Chapter 20: Ten Great Rides in the United Kingdom 323

Chapter 21: Ten Great Tours and Races around the World 333

Index 345

Produktinformationen

Titel: Cycling For Dummies - UK
Autor:
EAN: 9781118364376
ISBN: 978-1-118-36437-6
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Herausgeber: For Dummies
Genre: Sport
Anzahl Seiten: 376
Veröffentlichung: 20.03.2013
Jahr: 2013
Untertitel: Englisch
Dateigrösse: 15.5 MB