The Urban Cycling Handbook

Year Published:  1984  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX2917

Abstract:  The Urban Cycling Handbook presents the advantages, in cost, health, time, fitness, and energy conservation, of cycling in the city.

The Handbook provides useful information on bike selection, clothing, bicycle maintenance and has valuable hints for safe cycling through city streets.

The Handbook proposes that a greater understanding of the capacities of the bicycle, along with the practice of certain bike handling techniques, help prepare the cyclist to respond to unexpected situations on the road. It shows how cyclist can earn greater respect from those with whom they share the road.

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