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- Crowood 2014; US$ 15.99
Crowood Sports Guides provide sound, practical advice that will make you into a better sportsperson, whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your sport. Contents include; choosing a bike and getting started in the sport; clothing, shoes and equipment; detailed coverage of core... more...
- Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 11.99
Welcome to the weird, wonderful and two-wheeled world of cycling. Though this isnt the usual side of professional cycling the newspapers report. This is the real world of cycling, the strange and twisted nooks and crannies of the sports bizarre history! Cycling is nearly two hundred years old. The velocipede invented by Baron Karl von Drais in 1817... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2012; US$ 7.99
Maybe you'd like to cycle to work, but think:"I can't; I'm unfit, I don't want to get sweaty, I live too far away." This book might just change your mind. It is packed with great tips on: buying the right bike and equipment; riding safely in traffic; finding the best route to ride to work; integrating cycling with other forms of transport; basic bicycle... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 11.99
Reg Fearman is the man who knows all of speedway?s secrets ? and is prepared to reveal them. He has taken a unique, full-throttle, white-knuckle ride to the top as an international rider, a world-class team manager, a successful promoter and a formidable administrator. He has never ducked a confrontation, on or off the speedway track; he knows the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 64.95
This book analyses the Tour de France over its long history both as France's most prestigious and famous sporting event and as a European and, increasingly, a world cycling competition. This study provides interdisciplinary and varied perspectives on the sporting, cultural, social, economic and political significance of the Tour within and outside... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24
Lance Armstrong's War is the extraordinary story of greatness pushed to its limits; a vivid, behind-the-scenes portrait of perhaps the most accomplished athlete of our time as he vies for a historic sixth straight victory in the toughest sporting event on the planet. It is the true story of a superlative sports figure fighting on all fronts?made... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 16.99 US$ 13.59
A plain-English guide to the world's most famous-and grueling-bicycle race Featuring eight-pages of full-color photos from recent Tour de France races, this easy-to-follow, entertaining guide demystifies the history, strategy, rules, techniques, equipment, and competitors in what is arguably the most grueling and intriguing multiday, multistage... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 24.95
For eight years, the Tour de France, arguably the world?s most demanding athletic competition, was ruled by two men: Lance Armstrong and Floyd Landis. On the surface, they were feature players in one of the great sporting stories of the age?American riders overcoming tremendous odds to dominate a sport that held little previous interest for their countrymen.... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99
Shaping up for a triathlon is serious business. Triathlon Training For Dummies is packed with insider tips and proven methods for training for a triathlon and pumping yourself into the best possible shape by race day. It helps you find the motivation you need to stick to your program, eat better to maximize your energy, and prevent injures both before... more...
- University of California Press 2006; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
In this highly original history of the world?s most famous bicycle race, Christopher S. Thompson, mining previously neglected sources and writing with infectious enthusiasm for his subject, tells the compelling story of the Tour de France from its creation in 1903 to the present. Weaving the words of racers, politicians, Tour organizers, and a host... more...