Bicycling Big Book of Cycling for Women

Women are built differently, ride differently, train differently, burn different macronutrients as fuel, and have a different relationship with their bikes than men do. It’s only natural they should need their own comprehensive cycling book. The Bicycling Big Book of Cycling for Women is an instructional manual geared specifically toward women. It breaks down the sport of cycling into easily digestible sections, beginning with the history of women’s cycling and progressing into equipment, lifestyle, technique, training, and fitness goals. The book also includes a women-specific section that covers cycling while menstruating,…

Bicycling Complete Book of Road Cycling Skills

Bicycling Complete Book of Road Cycling Skills is a comprehensive guide to road cycling skills and safety from the most trusted name in cycling, Bicycling magazine. This completely revised edition includes contemporary expert sources, fresh photography, and cutting-edge information on cycling technology, nutrition and supplementation, training, riding techniques, safety, and performance. It also features advice on riding in various weather conditions, at certain times of the year, and on various types of roads. Bicycling Complete Book of Road Cycling Skills also includes specific workouts, bike-selection advice, apparel suggestions, nutrition information, and an entire chapter…

Fuel Your Ride

Athletes know that proper nutrition is important, but finding the right balance can be complicated. Fuel Your Ride is a comprehensive guide to performance nutrition for cyclists and provides all the tools you need to customize a unique nutrition plan to achieve maximum performance. This book teaches riders everything from what to eat on race day to avoid the dreaded bonk to how to lose weight while consuming enough nutrients and power hard training rides. Fuel Your Ride combines the expert advice of numerous nutritionists, coaches, and professional cyclists to present a simple, clean,…

Bicycling Magazine’s Century Training Program

A complete training program for riding–and enjoying–cycling’s fastest growing challenge To ride a century means to cover 100 miles in a day–no small feat for riders at any level. But the century is becoming cycling’s equivalent of the marathon, with more and more century events scheduled for thousands of riders across the country. Now, champion pro cyclist Marla Streb provides a thorough manual for anyone who wants to train for this distance. She offers guidelines for: ” customizing a training plan based on fitness level and century pace goal ”…

Bike Tribes

A hilarious and essential illustrated field guide that breaks down the tribes of the bicycling community: from the spandex-clad weekend warriors to the hipsters on street bikes who love to laugh at each other (and themselves). Anyone who rides a bike knows the bicycling world is made up of tribes. From tattooed messengers to pretty urban hipsters to grouchy shop owners, they may look like they live on different planets, but they are united by their abiding love of bikes”and often their total disdain of other members of this insular…

The Athlete’s Palate Cookbook

Training hard doesn’t have to mean fueling up for workouts with flavorless foods. Just ask the all—star roster of chefs who contribute to Runner’s World magazine’s popular monthly column, “The Athlete’s Palate.” For 5 years, the likes of Bobby Flay, Jacques Torres, Charlie Trotter, Mark Bittman, Dan Barber, Cat Cora, and many more have contributed to the column with recipes they use to fuel their own runs. The Athlete’s Palate Cookbook collects these dishes together for the first time”along with more than 60 all—new recipes for breakfasts, entreè;;s, soups, salads, sides, desserts, and…

Bicycling Maximum Overload for Cyclists

Bicycling Maximum Overload for Cyclists is a radical strength-based training program aimed at increasing cycling speed, athletic longevity, and overall health in half the training time. Rather than improving endurance by riding longer distances, you’ll learn how to do it by reducing your riding time and adding heavy strength and power training. Traditionally cyclists and endurance athletes have avoided strength and power training, believing that the extra muscle weight will slow them down, but authors Jacques DeVore and Roy M. Wallack show that exactly the opposite is true. The Maximum Overload…

Bicycling’s 1,100 Best All-Time Tips

From the experts at Bicycling, this is the essential collection of the magazine’s best all-time cycling tips. In Bicycling’s 1,100 Best All-Time Tips, you’ll find over one thousand ways to improve your cycling, with tips and tricks gleaned from dozens of the world’s most skilled and knowledgeable cyclists. Bicycling’s 1,100 Best All-Time Tips is packed with everything you need to know regarding bike technology, equipment, and technique, along with vital insight on nutrition and exercise science. This guide will help build you up to your first-ever road race or century ride. Plus learn…

Guide to Complete Bicycle Maintenance & Repair

Whether you own the latest model or a classic with thousands of miles on it, a beginner or an experienced cyclists, you need a guide that will help get your bikes out of the shop faster and keep it on the road longer. For more than 20 years, The Bicycling Guide to Complete Bike Maintenance & Repair has done just that. With troubleshooting sections to quickly identify and correct common problems, 450 photographs and 40 drawings to clarify all the step-by-step directions so even the complete neophyte can get repairs right the…

The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes

The invention of the bicycle changed history by democratizing travel for the first time. The common man”and importantly the common woman”could now afford to travel at reasonable speed without the need of a horse. Instead of walking just 10 miles a day on foot, a healthy individual could now ride up to 80 miles on a cycle at a relatively modest cost. Today, despite the prevalence of the car, the bicycle is as important as ever. More cycles appear on city streets each year, offering healthy, pollution-free transport. Commuters cycle…