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- Guardian Faber Publishing 2016; US$ 13.11
<p>Emily Chappell was never meant to be a cycle courier. She planned to earn her living using her mind rather than her legs. She thought it'd be a useful stopgap while searching for a 'real' job. Today, six years on, she's still pedalling. 'It's my most enduring love affair; the career that's shaped my life, made me what I am, and entirely derailed... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 79.99
Sport Philosophy Now examines the current sports philosophy available and updates it in the ?post-Lance Armstrong? age. While many sports philosophers have turned a blind eye to the reality of sport by focusing on ideologically-driven abstract ideals, this book offers an engaging alternative. Examining the field primarily through the competitive... more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2015; US$ 18.94
Rod Ismay has a passion (some would say obsession) for the Tour de France. If you think you know someone who is obsessed, think again, but fortunately Rod?s issues found their natural home when his native Yorkshire became the host for the 2014 Grand Départ. Rod also has another passion - as well as cycling he is quite keen on bell-ringing, so why not... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95
Pointing the way to the future of research and development in relation to cycling as a mode of transport, this book investigates some of the significant recent developments in the technology, provision for, and take up of cycling in various parts of the world. Tensions at the heart of the nature of cycling remain: on the one hand cycling is frequently... more...
- Random House 2015; US$ 31.98
One man, one bike, one hour. The inside story of Bradley Wiggins's record-breaking ride For 60 minutes this summer, the British public stopped what they were doing, switched on their radios, their TVs, refreshed their Twitter feeds and followed Bradley Wiggins?s attempt to break one of sport?s most gruelling records: The Hour. The premise is... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 32.00
Cycling has experienced a renaissance in the United States, as cities around the country promote the bicycle as an alternative means of transportation. In the process, debates about the nature of bicycles?where they belong, how they should be ridden, how cities should or should not accommodate them?have played out in the media, on city streets, and... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 28.95
Cyclotourism has recently risen to prominence with growing national media coverage and thousands of participants taking to America?s roadways on two wheels and under their own pedal power. But the concept is not new. More than a century ago, George B. Thayer took his own first ?century,? or one-hundred-mile bicycle ride. The Two-Wheeled World of... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 18.99
When Marie Marvingt decided to ride the 1908 Tour de France she was told 'absolument, non!' by M. Degranges and the Societe du Tour de France . Instead she rode each stage 15 minutes after the official race had departed and finished all 4,488 kms of the parcours - a feat that only 36 of the 110 men who entered the race could equal. Her motto? "I... more...
- Microcosm Publishing 2015; US$ 8.99
Our Bodies, Our Bikes is a resource and companion for women who ride bicycles. Through personal stories, how-to guidelines, and factual information, contributors explore the intersection of cycling and women's health, from bike fit to clothing, from periods to childbirth, from media representation to gender presentation and reproductive rights. Our... more...