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- Triumph Books 2011; US$ 13.99
Contestants have died, been maimed, and spiraled down into the nightmarish realm of madness. Half of them don't finish—in fact, only 200 racers have ever made it to the end. Outside magazine calls it "the toughest test of endurance in the world." RAAM (the Race Across America) is a bicycle race like no other. This epic race is the most brutal organized... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2012; US$ 14.99
From Australias first Tour de France winner Cadel Evans comes an insiders account of the Tour de France and what it takes to win this most prestigious of races. The campaign to win the Tour de France begins the day the last Tour finishes. Cadel takes us through the process of recruiting the best riders, the training camps and the practice... more...
- Eye Books 2008; US$ 9.99
Alistair Humphreys cycled around the world—a journey of 46,000 miles. This inspiring story traces the second leg of his travels—the length of South and North America, the breadth of Asia and back across Europe, crossing the mountains and salt-flats of South America, canoeing the Five-Finger Rapids of the Yukon River, and braving a Siberian Winter... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
This book combines more than 45 years of the author's riding experiences with data collected over five years of systematic observation and extensive ethnographic interviews with over 200 male and female riders. Much has been written about hardcore bikers, but there has been little scholarly research on the much larger segment of the population... more...
- Sports Publishing 2012; US$ 24.95
Going the Distance is the compelling saga of George Thomas' quest to prove himself physically and emotionally after a car accident left him with life-threatening epileptic seizures. The story is told vividly through Thomas' eyes as he pedals 2,911 miles in the bicycle Race Across America. As he battles stifling temperatures, grueling climbs, relentless... more...
- Crowood 2013; US$ 17.49
Cyclosportives, or sportives as they are usually known, are the cycling equivalent of marathons. They often last over seven hours and are ridden over distances in excess of 100 miles. If they are to compete successfully, serious sportive riders require a high level of physical fitness, mental strength and focus, good bike-handling skills and the... more...
- Crowood 2013; US$ 14.57
Cycle Road Racing provides a practical and instructional guide for those entering into cycle road racing, and those improving their performance. It covers the latest developments in racing and cycle technology, and guides the reader through all stages of racing, from setting up the bike correctly to race day itself.The book includes material on:... more...
- Crowood 2013; US$ 14.57
For those new to BMX racing or improving their racing performance, BMX Racing provides a practical and comprehensive resource for this exciting sport. It guides the reader through all stages and levels of racing, from beginner and club to professional level. The book includes material on: Clothing and equipment for safe riding; Choosing your first... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 35.00
The pentathlon, comprising competition in the discus, javelin, long jump, sprint, and wrestling, was hailed as the ultimate test of athletic versatility and remained a staple of the ancient Greek Olympic Games, Crown Games and Pan-Hellenic festivals for 1,200 years. Still, there is little scholarly consensus over many major aspects of the event. This... more...
- Jacana Media 2013; US$ 18.99
Freedom Rider is an adventure in extreme endurance sport, as well as an inquiry into the unique story of our fascinating country. When journalist Kevin Davie started riding his mountain bike in remote, wide-open South African spaces he found himself on a 10 000 km journey that tested his courage and determination through blizzards, lightning and hail... more...