Bicycling magazine's guide to bike touring : everything you need to know to travel anywhere on a bike / Doug Donaldson.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
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- ISBN: 9781579548629 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 1579548628 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: xvi, 237 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
- Publisher: Emmaus, Pa. : Rodale, c2005.
|General Note:|| Includes index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Introduction -- Wheels can help you make memories of a lifetime -- How to pick the right trip for you -- What to expect during your next cycling vacation -- How to pick a tour company -- When others do the planning, you just need to worry about the pedaling--and the payments -- How to plan your own tour -- Go anywhere in the world for just about any length of time -- Choosing a bike and equipment -- How to select a bike and touring accessories for any trip -- Essential touring skills -- Ride safely and with confidence--anywhere in the world -- Off-road tours and essential mountain biking skills -- For a way-out-there vacation, take it to the trails -- Training -- Begin your first fitness plan or fine-tune your engine with these time-tested workouts -- Eat and drink smart -- Get the fuel you need to ride strong -- Survive almost anything -- Deck tk -- Maintenance and out-there repairs -- How to prep your bike for your big trip--plus the 10 most common emergency fixes -- Dream trips -- Your guide to the 10 best cycling destinations on the planet -- Resources -- Packing checklist -- Flat-tire cheat sheet -- Photo credits.
DOUG DONALDSON, a former Bicycling magazine travel, maintenance, and fitness editor, writes about travel and health for several national publications, including Men's Health and Better Homes & Gardens. He lives in eastern Pennsylvania but goes wherever his bike points him.
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