Parkin, Joe, Roll, Bob (Foreword by)

In 1987, Joe Parkin was an amateur bike racer in California when he ran into Bob Roll, a pro on the powerhouse Team 7-Eleven. "Lobotomy Bob" told Parkin that, to become a pro, he must go to Belgium. Riding along a canal in Belgium years later, Roll encountered Parkin, who he described as "a wraith, an avenging angel of misery, a twelve-toothed assassin". Roll barely recognized him. Belgium had forged Parkin into a pro, and changed him forever...

Brink, Tim

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL OUTDOOR BOOK AWARD FOR INSTRUCTION Have fun and ride safely with advice from this comprehensive biking guide The most comprehensive entry-level guide to mountain bikingavailable, The Complete Mountain Biking Manual covers every aspect of this increasingly popular sport, including equipment, training, off-road skills, competition, safety, repairs, and maintenance. With nearly 400 vivid full-color photos featuring all of...

Armstrong, Lance, Kreutz, Elizabeth (Photographer)

After three years in retirement following his record-setting seventh Tour de France win--which he accomplished after successfully battling the testicular cancer that almost killed him--Lance Armstrong announced his return to professional cycling to help promote a Global Cancer Campaign. Comeback 2.0 is Lance Armstrong's first-person photo-journal of his 2009 comeback season with the goal to take the LIVESTRONG message around the world.....

McMullan, Rory

A complete guide to make cycling to work a reality, and safe, for the beginning cyclist. For those who live within cycling distance to commute to work, this book offers simple safety, bike buying, and gear buying tips, as well as ways to best plan your route to and from the office.

Bicycling Magazine Editors, Furia, Emily

The world's authority on cycling provides a comprehensive guide to the sport for cyclists of all levels The sport of cycling has experienced an exciting boom in popularity fueled by Lance Armstrong's success and recent comeback, the popularity of triathlons, rising gas prices, and the need to find a sport that lets people have some fun while they get fit. No one knows more about this boom than the pros at Bicycling magazine. For nearly 50...

Byrne, David

A renowned musician and visual artist presents an idiosyncratic behind-the-handlebars view of the world's cities Since the early 1980s, David Byrne has been riding a bike as his principal means of transportation in New York City. Two decades ago, he discovered folding bikes and started taking them on tour. Byrne's choice was made out of convenience rather than political motivation, but the more cities he saw from his bicycle, the more he...

Rusmore, Jean

On a network of paths that ring the San Francisco Bay, high on the ridge line, the Bay Area Ridge Trail provides quickly accessible recreational opportunities for Bay Area residents and visitors alike to hike, mountain bike, and ride a horse. When complete, this 550-mile trail will link more than 75 public parks and open spaces. With over a dozen new hikes, the fully updated third edition of the official guide to the trail covers the more...

Honeywell, Alice, Montgomery, Bobbi

Biking from Oregon to Maine is no small feat, especially for two newly retired women who carry everything they need for three months, powered only by the strength of their legs and a desire for adventure. Alice Honeywell and Bobbi Montgomery invite readers to follow their ride by bicycle across the United States, as they face scorching sun, driving rain, buffeting winds, equipment failures, killer hills, wild fires, and even a plague of...