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The complete book of road cycling and racing

Author: Will Peveler
Publisher: Camden, Me. : Ragged Mountain Press/McGraw-Hill, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
A guide to road cycling and racing, offering advice on buying and maintaining a bike, and covering riding and racing skills and strategies, training and fitness, off-season training, nutrition, and safety.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Will Peveler
ISBN: 9780071489379 0071489371
OCLC Number: 191758318
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 220 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Choosing a bike --
Fitting the bike to your body --
Bike maintenance --
Riding skills --
Weather and altitude --
Safety --
Races and events --
Racing skills, strategy, and tactics --
Training programs --
Cycling physiology --
The essential principles of training --
Off-season training --
Nutrition --
Ergogenic aids --
Your unique physique.
Responsibility: Will Peveler.
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Provides guidance on various aspects of cycling and road racing, including choosing bikes and equipment; fitness, training and nutrition; bike maintenance; riding skills; racing tactics; and more.  Read more...


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