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Go fly a bike! : the ultimate book about bicycle fun, freedom & science

Author: Bill Haduch; Chris Murphy
Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes bike riding and compares it to flying with some history and tips on care of the bike.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Haduch; Chris Murphy
ISBN: 0525470247 9780525470243
OCLC Number: 54684836
Description: 83 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: It's a bike! It's a plane! / The bicycle, the Wright brothers, and the airplane --
The bicycle balancing act / How and why your bike stays up --
Did someone say flying? / The BMX experience --
On top of it all / The mountain bike --
Road runners / The road bike --
Where the mountain meets the road / The hybrid bike --
How your bicycle got here / History on two wheels --
The problem at the center of the Earth / It's called gravity --
There's something in the air / Aerodynamics and your bike --
Is a "bent" bike in your future? / The recumbents are coming. Fast --
Getting squished can really ruin your day / Staying safe on your bike --
Take a ride. You'll feel better / What riding does for your body and brain --
Show your bike you care / Easy bike maintenance --
What's the difference between a bike and an elephant? / Carrying stuff on a bicycle --
Gadgets and gizmos / Cool accessories / Dumb accessories --
Yee-hah! It's a bike rodeo! / A wheel fun event --
The all-day bike hike / You'll never forget it --
The gold riders / The bicycle in the Olympics --
There's a lot more fun out there / More extremely cool bike events --
The cycling life / It never ends --
The bike that flew to France --
The biggest, tallest, smallest, longest, and kookiest --
Your bicycle: Get to know it!
Responsibility: Bill Haduch ; illustrated by Chris Murphy.
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Describes bike riding and compares it to flying with some history and tips on care of the bike.

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