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Reading the Race Bike Racing from Inside the Peloton

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ISBN-10: 1937715108

ISBN-13: 9781937715106

Edition: 2013

Authors: Jamie Smith, Chris Horner

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In Reading the Race, veteran professional bike racer Chris Horner and race announcer Jamie Smith team up to show cyclists how to win races with race smarts. Armed with strategies and tactics learned over thousands of races, cyclists and cycling fans will learn how to read a race -- and how to react.The Tour de France is so difficult to win that for a century it has been tradition for the champion to share the winnings with his teammates. This acknowledgment of the value of team strategy and tactics is commonplace at the top level of cycling, where the sport is all about teamwork. Yet every amateur cyclist who lines up at the start of the weekend criterium thinks he's in it to win it. By…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: VeloPress
Publication date: 10/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Christina Goodings has a young family and so knows how to keep young children interested and occupied. She draws on her experiences as a Sunday school teacher and a storyteller in her writing of books for children.

Preface
Acknowledgments
What's My Motivation?
Basic Training
Pack Riding and Other Skills
Handling Speed
Attacking
Winning and Other Lofty Goals
Sprinting
Time Trials
High Alert
Assembling the Perfect Team
Goals
Go Race
Phraseology
Gear Chart
Index
About the Authors