City Cycling

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Snowbooks, 2007 - Sports & Recreation - 299 pages
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The legendary Richard Ballantine is back! Author of the world-wide bestseller Richard's Bicycle Book, he pioneered modern cycling methods in the 1970s and went on to be a household name amongst cyclists. Now he shares his years of experience with a new generation of cyclists. Numbers of urban cyclists have recently exploded thanks to higher congestion and a renewed appreciation of the speed and low cost of bike journeys in town. Richard guides the city cyclist through the pitfalls of riding in traffic, how to buy and maintain a good bike, safety and riding with confidence. A must for anyone thinking about braving the roads and experienced city cyclists alike.

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User Review  - reading_fox - LibraryThing

Only skimmed - Sections on different bike types, uses and basic mechanics. Useful pictures and some details on riding in traffic - BUT he advocates jumping red lights "without unduly annoying other ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Richard is a cycling author and advocate. His Richard's Bicycle Book appeared in 1972, at the time of a bike sales boom driven by a worldwide oil crisis, and became an essential handbook for millions of cyclists. Richard rode on to found several cycling magazines and author numerous books. Born in the USA, Richard now lives in London, UK.

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