Urban Bikers' Tricks & Tips: Low-tech & No-tech Ways to Find, Ride, & Keep a Bicycle

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Wordspace Press, 2004 - Sports & Recreation - 250 pages
11 Reviews
Filled with practical tips that any adult bike owner can use instantly, this book includes advice on everything from how to handle a sore butt and choose accessories to how to avoid helmet hair and mount a bike while wearing a miniskirt. This updated edition contains new and revised information about current bike types, locks, and recent products such as the strap-on magnet that lets bikers change traffic lights to green. An updated supplier directory and list of bicycling resources, such as web sites and advocacy groups, are also included. Illustrated with step-by-step instructions on every page, this book is especially helpful for riders living in the urban jungle.

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Review: Urban Bikers' Tricks & Tips: Low-Tech & No-Tech Ways to Find, Ride, & Keep a Bicycle

User Review  - Steve Haley - Goodreads

It's a pretty quick read, being an illustrated guide to urban/suburban bicycle riding. Most of the advice is pretty good, although a few things were a little off-putting. For example, the diagram of a ... Read full review

Review: Urban Bikers' Tricks & Tips: Low-Tech & No-Tech Ways to Find, Ride, & Keep a Bicycle

User Review  - Carl - Goodreads

One of the tips from this book is to tell a cop, if you need to report an instance of harassment on the road, that the motorist pointed a gun at you. To get them to take you seriously, the author suggests. Don't do that, this is a bad book. Read full review

About the author (2004)

\Dave Glowacz, known worldwide as Mr. Bike, is a certified bike instructor with the League of American Bicyclists. He is the director of education for the Chicagoland Bicycle Federation. He lives in Chicago.

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