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Danielson, Tom, Westfahl, Allison
Tom Danielson's Core Advantage offers a core strength program for cyclists. This comprehensive approach shows the 50 essential core workout exercises that will build strength and endurance in the key core muscles for cycling--no gym membership required. Professional cyclist Tom Danielson used to have a bad back. He shifted in the saddle, never comfortable, often riding in pain. Hearing that core strength could help his back, he started doing...
Lewis, Tim
Hailed as "the sports book of the year," Land of Second Chances is the inspiring true story of four men who found a new hope for Rwanda. Meet Adrien Niyonshuti, Tom Ritchey, Jonathan Boyer, and Paul Kagame. In a land clamoring for heroes, they confront impossible odds as they struggle to put an upstart cycling team on the map--and find redemption in the eyes of the world. Land of Second Chances is an inspirational story of hope and victory for...
Bacon, Ellis, Liggett, Phil (Foreword by)
From the Tour de France to the biggest and best sportives, riders can choose their own adventures from among the world's greatest bike rides and best cycling races to watch or ride From Europe to Asia, via North America and Africa, this book highlights the must-ride races and gran fondos where riders can really test their legs against both the terrain and their fellow riders. Options include cheering on the world's top professionals from the...
McKnight, James
How to get started, as well as core techniques for all forms of mountain biking Aimed at beginners in mountain biking, this guide covers choosing a bike, clothing, shoes, and equipment. It provides detailed coverage of core techniques, including body positioning, climbing, cornering, and braking, as well as techniques specific to trail riding. It offers tips for training and for solving common riding problems. Bike maintenance is also covered,...
Carmichael, Chris, Rutberg, Jim

As cycling's popularity grows with men and women in their thirties, forties, fifties, and beyond, the traditional ideas about training for endurance sports need a new approach to reflect the daily challenges faced by parents and working professionals. In The Time-Crunched Cyclist, Chris Carmichael presents that new approach to cycling training. Using elements from the same program he designed for Tour de France winner Armstrong, this guide...

Lopes, Brian, McCormack, Lee

Mastering Mountain Bike Skills is your guide for riding better, faster and more confidently on all terrain. World champion racer Brian Lopes and renowned coach Lee McCormack provide you with all of the key techniques and skills you'll need to take your ride to the next level. This new and improved edition of Mastering Mountain Bike Skills provides detailed, technical instruction for every mountain biking discipline: *      Trail *     ...

Hughes, John, Kehlenbach, Dan

Century, brevet, cross-state, ultradistance-there is only one book that covers them all. Distance Cycling is a comprehensive guide for planning, training for, and participating in long-distance events.

Sovndal, Shannon

See what it takes to maximize cycling power, speed, and endurance! Cycling Anatomy will show you how to improve your performance by increasing muscular strength and optimizing the efficiency of every movement. Cycling Anatomy features 74 of the most effective cycling exercises, each with clear, step-by-step descriptions and full-color anatomical illustrations highlighting the primary muscles in action. Cycling Anatomy goes beyond exercises by...

Friel, Joe

Coach Joe Friel is the most trusted name in endurance sports coaching, and his Cyclist's Training Bible is the most comprehensive and reliable training resource ever written for cyclists. This new edition of the bestselling book includes all of the latest advances in training and technology. Using this book, cyclists can create a comprehensive, self-coached training plan that is both scientifically proven and shaped around their personal...

Friel, Joe

Until now, readers had to sift through hundreds of pages of the latest edition of The Cyclist's Training Bible to find important revisions. This companion volume presents all of the new information cyclists need to improve their training in an easy-to-use format. Among the topics covered are nutrition, speed and power work, developing a contingency plan in case injuries or accidents intervene, and evaluating and integrating new technologies...