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Description - The Essential Touring Cyclist by Richard A. Lovett

With the latest on bikes, gear, training techniques, and with new coverage of short tours, group rides, and touring internationally, this new edition of The Essential Touring Cyclist will appeal to a whole new population of aspiring cyclists. Written by a cyclist with thousands of miles on the road, including a months-long California to Maine trek and a tour of Iceland, this thorough, comprehensive, and empathetic guide covers everything an aspiring cyclist needs, from choosing a bike and equipping it, training, health and safety issues, packing for a weekend or a month, touring solo or with groups, repairs, and an extensive resource section. "Everything a person needs to know to travel by bike." - The Denver Post "The best title I've seen on the subject." The Kennebec Journal (Augusta, Mainc) "If you're prone to wanderlust, proceed with caution. You may find yourself suddenly giving two weeks, notice and hitting the road." Outdoor Traveler

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780071360197
ISBN-10: 0071360190
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 193mm x 10mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: TAB Books Inc
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Richard A. Lovett

Richard A. Lovett has published more than 2,000 articles on travel, science, and cycling for such publications as the Economist, Backpacker, and Travel & Leisure. The coauthor of Freewheelin': A Solo Journey Across America, he has bicycled more than 50,000 miles, including a 5,400-mile trek from California to Maine. He is also coauthor of The Essential Cross-Country Skier: A Step-by-Step Guide and Alberto Salazar's Guide to Running.