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