Park's Big Blue Book Of Bicycle Repair provides invaluable maintenance advice and instruction perfect for everyone from the novice do-it-yourselfer to the veteran mechanic. Packed with hundreds of helpful photos and procedures, this handy manual provides the information needed to perform nearly any repair from trailside fixes to complete overhauls. Written by master mechanic Calvin Jones, it's the perfect reference for any bike, including road, mountain, BMX, singlespeeds and fixies.
Fueling yourself correctly at home is one of the most crucial aspects of athletic performance and all-around health. Skratch Labs’ Feed Zone Cookbook has 150 easy-to-follow recipes that are designed to give endurance athletes like you just what you need. Chef Biju Thomas teamed up with physiologist Dr. Allen Lim, whose time spent working with Pro Tour teams led to many of these delicious, healthful recipes. The Feed Zone focuses on delivering the right blend of macro and micro nutrients when you need them in simple, flavorful recipes.
The Rules is an essential part of every cyclist’s kit—whether you’re riding to work or training to be the next Greg LeMond or Marianne Vos. Since 2009, Velominati has become an online cycling mecca, where The Rules helped to guide Cyclists towards The Way of the Cycling Disciple. In this book, the Keepers go beyond The Rules as they exist on Velominati.com; we’ve organized them into V sections, and wrote exclusive new content surrounding each of the 91 canonical Rules. We share tips on gear, tell stories from cycling’s legendary hardmen, and enforce the etiquette of the road—with a healthy, often sinister sense of humor. Practical and motivating, unflinching and authoritative, The Rules will help Cyclists everywhere find a passion to do the most important thing of all: love riding your bike, and keep riding your bike.
ACP Mountain Biking the San Francisco Bay Area A Guide to the Bay Area's Greatest Off-Road Bicycle Rides
Experience the birthplace of the mountain bike revolution. The amazing wide-open spaces around the San Francisco Bay Area provide mountain biking souls with an escape from the urban landscape. You'll find breathtaking vistas and a range of trails from easy family trips to epic singletrack. No matter where you are in the Bay Area, a trailhead is nearby, including rides in the North Bay, South Bay, East Bay, and San Francisco Peninsula. From the top of Mount Tamalpais to the redwoods of Big Basin, local mountain biker Lorene Jackson outlines more than sixty of the area's best rides, including the legendary Repack, Annadel State Park, Mount Diablo, Wilder Ranch, Henry Coe State Park, and El Corte de Madera Creek Open Space Preserve. Insider tidbits on local history and wildlife make this more than just a trail guide. You'll get the inside track on the best time of year to ride, local events and attractions, and tips on riding with kids. Also included: -detailed ride descriptions -easy-to-read maps and elevation profiles -at-a-glance ride specs, including ratings for physical and technical difficulty -tips on riding and trip preparation Wherever you ride and whatever your skill level, let Mountain Biking the San Francisco Bay Area be your guide to this mountain biking paradise.
Foghorn Outdoors Bay Area Biking is a collection of 60 bike rides, suitable for both road cyclists and mountain bikers, all within a 90-minute drive of San Francisco. Rides run the gamut from easy cruises for families to all-day jaunts for experienced cyclists, with options for making each trip longer or shorter, easier or more difficult. Each ride is profiled for its scenic beauty - waterfalls, ocean views, redwood forests, and summit vistas - so readers will discover plentiful rewards on every trip. Bay Area Biking includes details on terrain, mileage, riding time, elevation gain, and level of difficulty, along with precise driving directions to the start of each ride, route maps, and mile-by-mile directions that include places to stop for water and groceries, and where to discover cafes, wineries, and historic sights.
Based on the successful Bay Area Bike Rides, in print since 1990, this handy deck makes touring the San Francisco Bay Area by bicycle a snap. Just take along a single card and have a route description, mileage log, and 4-color map at your fingertips
Covering Tahoe, Mammoth, the Redwoods, Lassen, Yosemite, Mendocino, San Francisco Bay Area, Shasta, and Monterey, this is your biking guide to finding the best easy rides throughout Northern California. Families, day-trippers, and seasoned riders looking for a change of pace will all find the perfect trail among the options selected by veteran biker Ann Marie Brown. This guidebook provides updated, easy-to-use region and trail maps, photos and illustrations, descriptive keynotes for every geographical region, and steepness and skill ratings for each ride. Detailed descriptions let you know when a trail visits a waterfall, scenic overlook, or wildflower field. Complete with helpful information, including tips for "Biking with Kids" and an appendix of Northern California biking clubs, Foghorn Outdoors Easy Biking in Northern California has everything you need for great easy biking in the northern half of the Golden State.
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