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Bicycle Diaries

By: Byrne, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2010

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2285634

ISBN: 0143117963

Condition: Fine


First printing. A fine copy. 2010 Trade Paperback. xviii, 297 pp. Urban bicycling has become more popular than ever as recession-strapped, climate-conscious city dwellers reinvent basic transportation. In this wide-ranging memoir, artist/musician and co-founder of Talking Heads David Byrne--who has relied on a bike to get around New York City since the early 1980s--relates his adventures as he pedals through and engages with some of the world's major cities. From Buenos ... View more info

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Boy Racer: My Journey to Tour de France Record-Breaker

By: Cavendish, Mark

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Velo Press: 2010

Seller ID: 2206095

ISBN: 1934030643

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2010 Trade Paperback. xii, 288 pp. Boy Racer unmasks the manic, brutal world of professional cycling from the candid viewpoint of the sport's brash young superstar, Mark Cavendish.Written off as fat and useless in his youth, Cavendish's hunger for success and his sheer natural ability has forged him into one of cycling's youngest phenoms -- and one of cycling's most accomplished sprinters.Some have called him cocky, but to those who dislike his style, ... View more info

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The Immortal Class: Bike Messengers and the Cult of Human Power

By: Culley, Travis Hugh

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: 2002

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2266399

ISBN: 0375760245

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Pages faintly toned. 2002 Trade Paperback. xxii, 324 pp. Travis Hugh Culley went to Chicago to make his name in its thriving theater scene, yet found in his day job a sense of community and fulfillment—and a brotherhood of like-minded individualists—that he encountered nowhere else. In The Immortal Class, Culley takes us inside the heart and soul of an American urban icon: the bicycle messenger. In describing his own history and those of his peers, he... View more info

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Mountain Biking Skills: Expert Tips on Conquering Curves, Corners, Dips, Descents, Hills, Water Hazards and Other All-Terrain Challenges

By: Editors of Mountain Bike & Bicycling Magazines

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Rodale Press, Inc.: 1996

Seller ID: 1530765

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed, laminate slightly peeling away on front cover. 1996 Trade Paperback. 197 pp. Expert tips on conquering curves, corners, dips, descents, hills, water hazards and other all-terrain challenges. View more info

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Riding with the Blue Moth

By: Hancock, Bill

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Sports Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 2207390

ISBN: 1596701633

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 2006 Trade Paperback. After the death of his son Will in the 2001 airplane crash that took the lives of nine additional members of the Oklahoma State basketball team and support staff, survival became a common word in Bill Hancock's vocabulary. For Hancock, the former director of the NCAA men's basketball tournament, survival meant discovering a path back to a near normal life. That path took him on his dream journey, from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlant... View more info

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Racing Tactics for Cyclists

By: Prehn, Thomas

Price: $4.00

Publisher: VeloPress: 2004

Seller ID: 2200219

ISBN: 1931382301

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 2004 Soft Cover. xx, 220 pp. Written for the experienced road cyclist, this book shows team riders how to ride in a race, explains the importance of position, and discusses individual and team racing tactics. Each type of road race--one-days, stage races, criteriums--is covered, along with the technical riding skills and mental strategies needed to succeed. Also included is information on handling prologues, recovering from a crash or flat tire, resting during... View more info

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The Cycle Jumpers

By: Spiegel, Marshall

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Berkley Medallion: 1973

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2283961

ISBN: 0425023621

Condition: Very Good


Fifth printing. Wrappers very lightly rubbed, pages lightly toned. 1973 Mass Market Paperback. 174 pp. He's the tops. He's the winner. He's the King! He's Evel Knievel, daring cycle jumper. Veteran of hundreds of successful death0defying leaps over the tops of cars, trucks, busses. Veteran, too, of the failed leap over the Snake River Canyon. Yes, Evel failed at Snake River, but no one else has even tried to make that jump. What made Evel the daredevil cyclist he became... View more info

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Short Bike Rides in and around Los Angeles -- Second Edition: Rides for the Casual Cyclist (Short Bike Rides Series)

By: Winning, Robert M.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Globe Pequot Press: 1998

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1288294

ISBN: 0762702095

Condition: Good


Minor shelf wear. Binding tight, pages clean & bright. 1998 Trade Paperback. Here is the Los Angeles that lies beyond the freeways, with 24 rides ranging from 8 to 40 miles. Covers Malibu, Beverly Hills, Moorpark and other areas, and includes directions, maps, attractions, restaurants, ride length, peddling time, terrain, and road surface. CONTENTS: Introduction; Equipment for L.A. Riding: Odometers, Locks and Chains, The Bicycle, Helmets, Clothing; Repairs and Repair Eq... View more info