A guide for beginners is revised to include the sport's most up-to-date advances, sharing comprehensive advice on such topics as riding safely in traffic, preventing and treating injuries, and basic bicycle maintenance. Original.
Explains how to improve physical conditioning through either road cycling or mountain biking, and offers advice on choosing a bike, fixing common riding mistakes, recognizing signs of overtraining, and avoiding injuries.
A comprehensive guide to correct nutrition for cyclists discusses appropriate eating and drinking before during and after cycling, offering advice on where to eat and including a calorie-consumption formula that considers wind and terrain factors. Original.
A guide to training for distance offers strategies and riding techniques, and explains how to design a training plan, maximize nutrition, avoid injury and overtraining, prepare mentally, build a milage base, and select equipment.
Guia escrita por las mujeres de mayor prestigio del ciclismo en EE.UU. Trata temas como: elegir la ropa deportiva y el equipo mas comodos; evaluar los pros y los contras del ciclismo durante el embarazo; perder peso combinando el ciclismo con una alimentacion sana, etc.
Bicycle Road Racing is the complete road-racing program of former National Coaching Director "Eddie B." the man who led U.S. cyclists to an unprecedented nine Olympic medals in 1984. This book covers preparation, strategy, nutrition, psychology, physiology, clothing, and equipment for the major events: road race, criterium, time trial, team time trial, and stage race. There are nearly 100 photographs of top-caliber riders in action, more than 50 detailed illustrations of training exercises, a thorough index of subject references, and many charts, drawings, and tables.