9780789210432

Cycle for Life

by
  • ISBN13:

    9780789210432

  • ISBN10:

    0789210436

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-09-15
  • Publisher: Abbeville Pr
  • Purchase Benefits
  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $18.95 Save up to $2.84
  • Buy New
    $16.11

    USUALLY SHIPS IN 3-5 BUSINESS DAYS

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

Cycling is a hugely popular sport, mode of transport and social recreational activity. Aimed at novices and improvers, Cycle for Life is broken down by chapter into the key components of development: basics, improving your fitness, challenging yourself and getting competitive. Nicole will explain the terms of cycling, discuss the type of bike and equipment you need at each level, help you refine your riding style and take you through essential maintenance. 'Cycling involves three crucial elements, the body, the brain and the bike, ' says Nicole. 'All three must be prepared properly to have success in cycling whether it is for pleasure or for racing.'

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 7
52 Reasons to ridep. 8
Bike Basicsp. 14
The bikep. 16
Get the right gearp. 28
Riding skillsp. 34
Riding with othersp. 41
Looking after your bikep. 48
Additional equipmentp. 58
Body Basicsp. 62
Fit to ridep. 64
Cross-trainingp. 80
Nutrition and healthp. 96
Challenge Yourselfp. 120
Riding to save the world: commutingp. 122
Riding to see the world: touringp. 126
Riding to conquer the world: Sportivesp. 136
Riding to beat the world: racingp. 140
Bike Knowledgep. 156
Taking it furtherp. 158
Resourcesp. 160
Glossaryp. 162
Indexp. 168
Acknowledgements and Picture Creditsp. 175
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

Rewards Program

Write a Review