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Art of Cycling A Guide to Bicycling in 21st-Century America

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ISBN-10: 0762743166

ISBN-13: 9780762743162

Edition: 2nd 2007

Authors: Robert Hurst, Marla Streb

List price: $14.95
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Covering much more than just riding a bike in traffic, author Robert Hurst paints, in uncanny detail, the challenges, strategies, and art of riding a bike on America's modern streets and roadways. The Art of Cycling dismantles the bicycling experience and slides it under the microscope, piece by piece. Its primary concern is safety, but this book goes well beyond the usual tips and how-to, diving in to the realms of history, psychology, sociology, and economics. It empowers readers with the Big Picture of riding a bicycle in America -- and gives cyclists useful insights to consider while pedaling the next commute, grocery run, or training ride. nbsp;
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press, The
Publication date: 10/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Robert Hurst is a native Coloradan who is just happy to be in one piece after working for ten years as a bike messenger in Denver. He spends time pedaling his bike nearly seven days a week in Denver during the day and along Colorado's Front Range on the weekends. He is the founder of Trails and is the author of Mountain Biking Colorado's San Juan Mountains and The Art of Urban Cycling, both published by Falcon.

Frankenstein's Monster
The City Surface
In Traffic
Bicycle Accidents and Injuries
Air Pollution and the Urban Cyclist
Punctures and Flat Tires
Of Bicycles and Cities