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Bicycling Magazine. Riding & Racing Techniques. Emmaus, PA, 1995. Riding tips and techniques for beginning riders.

Bicycling Magazine & Mountain Bike Magazine. Mountain Biking Skills. Emmaus, PA, 1996. Tips and techniques for the beginning and advanced mountain biker.

Burke, Edmund R. Serious Cycling. Champaign, Il, 1995. Important information on cycling fitness, nutrition, and training.

Davis, Susan, Sally Stephens, and the Exploratorium. The Sporting Life. New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1997. A look at the science behind popular spectator and recreational sports.

Jones, David E. H. "The Stability of the Bicycle" in Physics Today, April 1970, pp. 34-40. A scientific discussion recommneded only for the dedicated.

Pena, Nelson. "The Dynamic Duo," in Bicycling, July 1992. pp. 71-75. A fascinating look at how a cyclist's legs work.

Perry, David. Bike Cult: The Ultimate Guide to Human Powered Vehicles. New York: Four Walls Eight Windows, 1995. The best book we found on cycling in general.

 

Sloane, Eugene A. The Complete Book of Bicycling. New York: Simon & Schuster Inc., 1988. A comprehensive guide to cycling and bicycle maintenance.

Smith, Robert A. A Social History of the Bicycle. New York: American Heritage Press, 1972. A thorough examination of how the development and popularity of the bicycle affected American society.

Van der Plas, Robert. Mountain Bike Magic. Mill Valley, CA: Bicycle Books, 1991. An introductory and practical book about mountain biking.

Whitt, Frank Rowland, and David Gordon Wilson. Bicycling Science. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1982. The best book we have found on the physics and mechanics of bicycling.

Woodward, Bob. Sports Illustrated Mountain Biking: The Complete Guide. New York: Sports Illustrated Winner's Circle Books, 1991.


 

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