The Bike to Work Guide
Biking to work can save someone loads of money and lots of calories--all the while, the earth, too. But bike-commuting isn't always easy--there are many things a rider needs to know to get to work on time, safely, and happily. Expert bikers Roni Sarig and Paul Dorn teach potential bikers the tips and tricks to traveling to and from work. From buying the right bike, to fueling the body, to road safety, this all-inclusive primer will get bikers on the road in no time. Whether someone is buying a first bike or is a bicycle enthusiast, this book will teach how to: buy the right equipment; pick a route; weather-proof the ride; maintain the bike; follow traffic laws and ride safely; and enjoy the experience! Like a roadmap for the future, this guide teaches bikers how to make a difference in their bodies, wallets, and communities--and get to work--today.
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Bicycling and Trafﬁc Laws
Dressing for lhe Job
Bicycle Maintenance and Repair
Wheels and Tires
Derailleurs and Freewheel
Bicycling Beyond the Trip to Work
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