The Complete Book of Road Cycling & Racing (INTERNATIONAL MARINE-RMP)

The Complete Book of Road Cycling & Racing (INTERNATIONAL MARINE-RMP)

by Will Peveler (Author)


Ride faster, fitter, smarter, & farther Every road rider has goals. Yours may be to begin racing, to become more competitive, or to win a specific tour. Not interested in racing? Perhaps you want to complete your first century ride, improve your overall fitness, or ride father and faster just for the sheer joy of flying on two wheels. No matter what your goals, The Complete Book of Road Cycling and Racing gives you all the information you need to become a better, more performance-focused cyclist. Written by an accomplished racing coach, cyclist, and exercise physiologist, this book shows you how to: Fit the bike to your body for maximum efficiency and comfort Ride safely in a group Cope with any weather or altitude Maintain your bike Prepare for races of all types Master racing strategies and tactics Train efficiently and stay in peak condition year-round And much more


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Format: Illustrated
Pages: 240
Edition: Illustrated
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Published: 29 Aug 2008

ISBN 10: 0071489371
ISBN 13: 9780071489379

Author Bio
Will Peveler has coached cycling at the University of Alabama, Western Kentucky University, and for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training (TNT), the world's largest endurance sports training program. He has ridden competitively since 1994, and managed a high-end bike shop where he specialized in fitting cyclists on their bikes. He holds a PhD in Exercise Physiology from the University of Alabama and teaches classes such as Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, and Anatomical Kinesiology at Mississippi University for Women. He has published many articles on his research in biomechanics and performance in cycling in scientific journals; presented findings on cycling research at the Southeast American College of Sports Medicine; and received numerous research grants.