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The Essential Cyclist is directed toward the beginner rider. It's about getting on the road safely. Topics include types of bicycles, riding technique, equipment, safety on the road, basic repair, training, and commonly asked questions about cycling. 


The book incorporated many of the articles I've used as National Coach for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team in Training program -- an endurance program that takes beginners to a century in about 4 months, and helps raise funds to find a cure for leukemia, lymphoma, and related cancers.


 


The Essential Cyclist

by Arnie Baker, MD


The Essential Cyclist Book Cover


List Price: $14.95

Amazon Price: $11.96

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Paperback - 224 pages (April 1998)

The Lyons Press; ISBN: 1558215220 ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.43 x 8.92 x 5.97


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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Dedication, Cycling Inspiration—The Leukemia Society of America

1: Why Ride a Bike?

2: Equipment

Types of Bicycles

Pedals

Riding Accessories

How Bicycles Work

Bicycle Fit

3: Safety

Making Your Bicycle Equipment Safe

Riding Skills

How Bicycle-Car Accidents Occur

A Safe and Defensive Riding Style

Safety Equipment

4: Riding

First Rides

Group Riding

Commuting

Mountain Biking

Touring

Riding a Century

Racing

Stationary Training

5: Travel with Your Bicycle

By Car

By Airplane

6: Training

Goals

Training Principles

Workouts

Keeping a Training Diary

Training with Others

Hills

Heart-Rate Monitoring

7: Diet and Nutrition

8: How to Fix a Flat Tire

9: Common Questions

Appendix A: For More Information

Appendix B: Training Log

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