The Essential Touring Cyclist: A Complete Guide for the Bicycle Traveler, Second Edition

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The classic guide for beginning and intermediate cyclists is back—and it’s better than ever. With the latest on bikes, gear, and training techniques and new sections on short tours, and touring abroad, this new edition of The Essential Touring Cyclist promises to appeal to a whole new population of aspiring cyclists. Whether you’re heading out for five hours or five months, this vividly designed, heavily illustrated, and resource-rich guide delivers everything you need.
  • McGraw-Hill Education; December 2000
  • ISBN 9780071705134
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure EPUB format
  • Title: The Essential Touring Cyclist: A Complete Guide for the Bicycle Traveler, Second Edition
  • Author: Richard A. Lovett
  • Imprint: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press

About The Author

Richard A. Lovett has published more than 2,000 articles on travel, science, and cycling for such publications as the Economist, Backpacker, and Travel & Leisure. The coauthor of Freewheelin': A Solo Journey Across America, he has bicycled more than 50,000 miles, including a 5,400-mile trek from California to Maine. He is also coauthor of The Essential Cross-Country Skier: A Step-by-Step Guide and Alberto Salazar's Guide to Running.