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The complete idiot's guide to cycling

Author: Vic Armijo
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Alpha Books, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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You're no idiot, of course. You learned how to ride a bike when you were a kid, have watched the Tour de France, and even know to shift in to a lower gear when the terrain gets steep. But when it comes to enjoying all the advantages of real, grown-up cycling, you feel about as behind-the-times as your old Schwinn with the banana seat. Don't let the air out of your tires just yet! The complete Idiot's Guide to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vic Armijo
ISBN: 0028629299 9780028629292
OCLC Number: 41994857
Description: xx, 410 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1 Bicycle Fundamentals 1 --
Part 2 A Shiny New Bike 49 --
Part 3 Pedal Time 123 --
Part 4 The Care and Feeding of a Bicycle 197 --
Part 5 Play Well with Others 297.
Other Titles: Complete idiot's guide
Cycling
Responsibility: by Vic Armijo.

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You're no idiot, of course. You learned how to ride a bike when you were a kid, have watched the Tour de France, and even know to shift in to a lower gear when the terrain gets steep. But when it comes to enjoying all the advantages of real, grown-up cycling, you feel about as behind-the-times as your old Schwinn with the banana seat. Don't let the air out of your tires just yet! The complete Idiot's Guide to Cycling is the perfect companion to get you back in ths saddle again whether you want pointers on getting the most aerobic benefit from a spin around the neighborhood or are training for something more ambitious, like a fund-raising bike-a-thon or all-out race. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you'll get.

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