Cycling

By Candice Chaplin | April 30 2021 | Best in CategoryNonfictionPromo Opportunity

The number of cyclists/bike riders in the U.S. has increased over the past three years from around 43 million to 47.5 million in 2017 (statista.com). With the Tour de France coming up in late June, cyclists may be more enthusiastic than ever. This title collection includes practical, inspirational, and historical titles about the sport.

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Bicycle Diaries
978-0-14-311796-4
A round-the-world bicycle tour with one of the most original artists of our day. Urban bicycling has become more popular than ever as recession-strapped, climate-conscious city dwellers reinvent basic transportation. In this wide-ranging memoir, artist/musician and co-founder of Talking Heads David Byrne--who has relied on a bike to get around New York City since the early 1980s--relates his adventures as he pedals through and engages with some of the world's major cities. From Buenos Aires to Berlin, he meets a range of people both famous and ordinary, shares his thoughts on art, fashion, music, globalization, and the ways that many places are becoming more bike-friendly. Bicycle Diaries is an adventure on two wheels conveyed with humor, curiosity, and humanity.
$18.00 US
Sep 28, 2010
Paperback
Penguin Books
US, Canada, Open Mkt

The Bicycling Guide to Complete Bicycle Maintenance & Repair
For Road & Mountain Bikes
978-1-60529-487-2
The fully revised and updated sixth edition of the best-selling guide to bike maintenance from the world's leading authority on cyclingWhether they own the latest model or a classic with thousands of miles on it, beginner and experienced cyclists alike need a guide that will help them get their bikes out of the shop faster and keep them on the road longer. For more than 20 years, The Bicycling Guide to Complete Bicycle Maintenance & Repair by Todd Downs has done just that.With troubleshooting sections to quickly identify and correct common problems, 450 photographs and 40 drawings to clarify all the step-by-step directions so even the complete neophyte can get repairs right the first time, and Web sites and phone numbers of bicycle and parts manufacturers, this is truly the ultimate bicycle repair and maintenance manual. Now better than ever, the newest edition contains the latest information on component kits and carbon fork specifications.
$24.99 US
Sep 28, 2010
Paperback
Rodale Books
World

The Secret Race
Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France
978-0-345-53042-4
An instant national bestseller, The Secret Race is the riveting story of former Olympic gold medalist and seven-time Tour de France rider Tyler Hamilton, who takes us deep inside the secret world of professional cycling, his years as Lance Armstrong's teammate, and what it took to win--no matter the cost.
$17.00 US
May 07, 2013
Paperback
Bantam
US, Canada, Open Mkt

The Cyclist's Bucket List
A Celebration of 75 Quintessential Cycling Experiences
978-1-62336-446-5
The smell of lavender at a roadside picnic, waiting for the Tour de France to race past. The Pacific Ocean view from the 10,000-foot summit of Hawaii's Haleakala volcanic crater (after 5 hours of uphill riding). A fresh Fat Tire ale hitting your lips at the new Belgium brewery in Fort Collins, Colorado. These, and a wide-ranging variety of other experiences, all rooted to a specific location or event, comprise The Cyclist's Bucket List. The book definitively catalogs both the iconic and little known-the accessible and aspirational-sensory and emotional experiences that instill cyclists with a deep passion for the sport.In this book, Ian Dille compiles and showcases the world's quintessential cycling experiences through extensive research and interviews with expert sources, vivid storytelling, stunning photography, and compelling design. The format includes lengthy in-depth descriptions as well as much shorter, easy to consume write-ups, ranging from locations such as Italy and Belgium to Nova Scotia and Texas.The Cyclist's Bucket List will serve as an indispensible, lifelong guide for every cyclist.
$24.99 US
Jul 07, 2015
Hardcover
Rodale Books
World

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