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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 14.99
Somewhere in a German forest 200 years ago, during the darkest, wettest summer for centuries, the story of cycling began. The calls to ban it were more or less instant. Re:cyclists is the tale of what happened next, of how we have spent two centuries wheeling our way about town and country on bikes ? or on two-wheeled things that vaguely resembled... more...
- Quercus 2017; US$ 15.99
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BRITISH SPORTS BOOK AWARDS Mountain High is a book for cyclists of all interests and abilities - from experienced club racers to enthusiastic amateurs looking for the world's greatest cycle challenge. Packed with practical route information and advice on each climb, Daniel Friebe's beautifully written text explains why... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2017; US$ 7.99
Deciding to break away from his comfortable lifestyle, Reza and his friend Steven set off from the Arctic Circle to cycle 11,000 miles to Cape Town in 100 days. Battling punishing terrain, harsh climates and severe illness, their thrilling journey brings them face to face with some of the world?s most stunning, memorable and volatile regions. more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2016; US$ 23.99
SHORTLISTED FOR THE EDWARD STANFORD ADVENTURE TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD On 1 April 2011, rower and adventurer Sarah Outen set off in her kayak from Tower Bridge for France. Her aim was simple: to circle the globe entirely under her own steam - cycling, kayaking and rowing across Europe, Asia, the Pacific, North America, the Atlantic and eventually... more...
- Random House 2016; US$ 15.50
The language of cycling is vibrant, sophisticated, often impenetrable and extremely French. Find yourself confused, nodding along when a rouleur relates how le biscuit was effrité (crumbled)? How today they?re feeling Angers (past caring)? Fear no more, for Boulting's Velosaurus will illuminate, enlighten and, frankly, mislead. In his... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99
Taking their lead from professional cyclists, keen cyclists are looking to add off-the-bike exercise to their weekly training to improve their cycling performance. Informative and accessible, this book gives a comprehensive overview of cyclists' biomechanical and anatomical needs for off-the-bike exercise and how to do it, focusing on three key elements:... more...
- Random House 2016; US$ 21.14
'Bill Bryson on two wheels' Independent Scaling a new peak of rash over-ambition, Tim Moore tackles the 9,000km route of the old Iron Curtain on a tiny-wheeled, two-geared East German shopping bike. Asking for trouble and getting it, he sets off from the northernmost Norwegian-Russian border at the Arctic winter?s brutal height, bullying his... more...
- Pavilion Books 2016; US$ 17.99
Cycling is hugely popular nowadays. Since 2003 more than 100 million bikes have been produced each year, more than twice the amount of cars. And in 2011, more than 741,000 people cycled to work, an increase of 90,000 from 2001. The Splendid Book of the Bicycle is a wide-ranging celebration of the bicycle and cycling, incorporating social history, sport... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 21.14
'I've already had my nine lives on the bike...' Danny MacAskill lives on the edge. The cyclist is legendary for his YouTube viral videos like 'The Ridge': nerve-jangling blurs of stunts and speed over towering buildings and mountain peaks. His life is one of thrills, bloody spills and millions of online hits. It hasn't been an easy ride. Fear,... more...