The Practical Cyclist: Bicycling for Real People (Google eBook)

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New Society Publishers, Oct 18, 2013 - Health & Fitness - 192 pages
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An easy, low-impact way to get everyone back on their bicycles for health, wealth, and fun!
  

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Review: The Practical Cyclist: Bicycling for Real People

User Review  - Erin - Goodreads

A useful overview of bikes and biking and I really liked the author's goofy writing style! Read full review

Review: The Practical Cyclist: Bicycling for Real People

User Review  - Cindy - Goodreads

Fun book. Has some good advice. Real information on sizing your bike to you. I like that he has no problem getting off his bike and walking it up a steep hill. Now I don't feel like such a wimp. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTIONS Are In Order
1
WHY BOTHER? You Know You Want To
7
A BRIEF HISTORY OF BIKE Sorry Dr Hawking
21
THE BICYCLE Your Bicycle
29
OPTIONAL EXTRAS That Make It All Better
79
HOW TO RIDE A BIKE And How Not To
101
BEING A PRACTICALCYCLIST And ThatWould Be You
119
BUT WHERE DO I GO? And How Do I Get There?
127
BASIC BICYCLE REPAIRVery Basic
145
WHAT HAPPENS NEXT? AndWhat After That?
163
Index
171
About The Author
179
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About the author (2013)

Chip Haynes has been involved with bicycling for decades. He crossed America with BikeCentennial in 1976, and wrote about bicycling for The Wire Donkey for over ten years. Chip has been a daily, year-round bicycle commuter since 1997, and has become the "neighborhood bike guy" in Clearwater, FL, repairing hundreds of bikes over the years.

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