9781621069058

Everyday Bicycling Ride a Bike for Transportation (Whatever Your Lifestyle)

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  • ISBN13:

    9781621069058

  • ISBN10:

    1621069052

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2015-08-11
  • Publisher: Microcosm Pub
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Summary

Everyday Bicycling is your guide to everything you need to know to get started riding a bicycle for transportation. Elly Blue introduces you to the basics, including street smarts, bike shopping, dressing professionally, carrying everything from groceries to furniture, riding with children, and riding in all weather. With its positive, practical approach, this book is perfect for anyone who has ever dreamed of getting around by bike. The new edition also includes information on bicycling with pets, using bike share, and cycling when you have a physical disability.

Author Biography

Elly Blue is an author and activist who lives in Portland, Oregon. She writes about the economic and equity cases for bicycle transportation.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why we ride
Chapter 1: How to ride a bicycle
Chapter 2: Your life by bike: What to wear, where to go, and how to work it
Chapter 3: Bicycle care and feeding: Choosing and maintaining your steed
Chapter 4: Taking it with you: Carrying things large and small
Chapter 5: The family bike revolution
Chapter 6: Get organized! Finding fun, creating community, and bicycling toward a better world
Conclusion: Knowledge is power: Where to learn more

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