The Complete Book of Road Cycling & Racing

The Complete Book of Road Cycling & Racing

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McGraw Hill

Ride faster, fitter, smarter, & farther

Every road rider has goals. Yours may be to begin racing, to become more competitive, or to win a specific tour. Not interested in racing? Perhaps you want to complete your first century ride, improve your overall fitness, or ride father and faster just for the sheer joy of flying on two wheels.

No matter what your goals, The Complete Book of Road Cycling and Racing gives you all the information you need to become a better, more performance-focused cyclist. Written by an accomplished racing coach, cyclist, and exercise physiologist, this book shows you how to:

  • Fit the bike to your body for maximum efficiency and comfort
  • Ride safely in a group
  • Cope with any weather or altitude
  • Maintain your bike
  • Prepare for races of all types
  • Master racing strategies and tactics
  • Train efficiently and stay in peak condition year-round
  • And much more

Publisher: Camden, Me. : McGraw-Hill, c2009
ISBN: 9780071489379
Branch Call Number: 796.7 P462c
Characteristics: xvi, 220 p. : ill. ; 23 cm


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SPL_Liz May 29, 2018

Very thorough and informative for me, a first time rider. By the time my rubber hit the road I already had a solid foundation in the sport.


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