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Get confident and get back in the saddle! A real-world guide for new cyclists or anyone who's not ridden a bike since childhood: includes fixes and maintenance, safe riding, and the cyclist's healthy, happy lifestyle.
Many of us have recently dusted off an old bike and got back in the saddle for the first time in years. This book is a confidence builder for the nervous new or renewed cyclist. With clear instructions and fresh new illustrations, the book introduces: Basic repairs and fixes – avoid expensive trips to the store! Real-world on-the-road advice – everything you need to become a confident cycling commuter All the benefits of cycling – from mindfulness, heart health, clean air, safer streets and more Engagingly written by cycling expert and author Alan Anderson, all this comes in a small, readable format, with attractive illustrations by David Sparshott.
About the Author
Alan Anderson's first book about cyling Muck, Sweat and Gears (Carlton) is now in its third edition and has sold over 35,000 copies in the UK. Also author of How to Build a Bike in a Weekend, he volunteers at a community bike workshop during the week, and rides the Sussex Downs at the weekend.
David Sparshott is a London-based illustrator who studied at the Bristol School of Art, graduating in 2006. David has worked as a Visiting Lecturer at UWE Bristol and run youth drawing workshops as part of the Architecture Foundation's continuing "Urban Pioneers" project. Selected clients include Nike, Oxford University, the New York Times and Tropicana.