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Racing Bicycles

Author : David Rapley
ISBN : 9781864704822
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 32.94 MB
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"This is an important and excellent book" Hetchins Racing Bicycles: 100 Years of Steel features racing bikes from the last 100 years. Spectacular photography of racing machines from the Tour de France
Category: Sports & Recreation

Early Bicycles And The Quest For Speed

Author : Andrew Ritchie
ISBN : 9781476630465
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 46.56 MB
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 From the earliest “velocipedes” through the advent of the pneumatic tire to the rise of modern road and track competition, this history of the sport of bicycle racing traces its role in the development of bicycle technology between 1868 and 1903. Providing detailed technical information along with biographies of racers and other important personalities, the book explores this thirty-year period of early bicycle history as the social and technical precursor to later developments in the motorcycle and automobile industries.
Category: Transportation

Bicycle Racing

Author : Nancy J. Nielsen
ISBN : 0896863611
Genre : Bicycle racing
File Size : 42.52 MB
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Describes different types of bicycle races, including track and road races, BMX racing, and mountain biking, the variety of bicycles used, and racing strategies.
Category: Bicycle racing


Author : Robert Green
ISBN : 9781602791596
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 66.40 MB
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It may be hard to believe in a world full of automobiles, but bicycles are still a favorite means of transportation for many people around the world. This book introduces readers to the history of bicycles and the economics of manufacturing them.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Bicycle Design

Author : Tony Hadland
ISBN : 9780262026758
Genre : Design
File Size : 42.94 MB
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An authoritative and comprehensive account of the bicycle's two-hundred-year evolution.
Category: Design

Effective Cycling

Author : John Forester
ISBN : 0262560704
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 23.15 MB
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The core of John Forester's concept of Effective Cycling is that bicyclists fare best when they act, and are treated in return, as drivers of vehicles, with the same rights and responsibilities that motorists have. In this new edition of his classic introductory work, Forester reasserts this idea in terms of practice and education as well as theory while also addressing--among much else--the two major forces that have shaped bicycling since the early 1980s: the proliferation of high-quality equipment and the seriously insufficient progress on the social, political, and psychological fronts. The book is filled with details, strategies, and tips that will be useful both to occasional cyclists and to those who enjoy cycling as a way of life--all drawn from the author's many years of experience as a cyclist, a Cycling Transportation Engineer, and the founder of the Effective Cycling Program.
Category: Sports & Recreation


Author : David V. Herlihy
ISBN : 0300120478
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 51.18 MB
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In this, the ultimate history of the bicycle, David Herlihy recounts the saga of this far-reaching invention and the passions it aroused. The pioneer racer insisted the bicycle would become "as common as umbrellas." Mark Twain was more skeptical, enjoining his reader to "get a bicycle. You will not regret it-if you live." Herlihy shows readers why the bicycle captured the public's imagination and the myriad ways in which it reshaped the world.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Routledge Handbook Of Sports Technology And Engineering

Author : Franz Konstantin Fuss
ISBN : 9781136966606
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 43.9 MB
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From carbon fibre racing bikes to ‘sharkskin’ swimsuits, the application of cutting-edge design, technology and engineering has proved to be a vital ingredient in enhanced sports performance. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey of contemporary sports technology and engineering, providing a complete overview of academic, professional and industrial knowledge and technique. The book is divided into eight sections covering the following topics : Sustainable Sports Engineering Instrumentation Technology Summer Mobility Sports Winter Mobility Sports Apparel and Protection Equipment Sports Implements (racquets, clubs, bats, sticks) Sports Balls Sports Surfaces and Facilities Written by an international team of leading experts from industry, academia and commercial research institutes, the emphasis throughout the book is on innovation, the relationship between business and science, and the improvement of sports performance. This is an essential reference for anybody working in sports technology, sports product design, sports engineering, biomechanics, ergonomics, sports business or applied sport science.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Science Of Bicycle Racing

Author : Suzanne Slade
ISBN : 9781476539096
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 20.29 MB
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"Describes the science concepts involved in several types of bicycle racing"--
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Bicycle Motocross Racing

Author : Tom Moran
ISBN : 082250510X
Genre : Bicycle motocross
File Size : 73.83 MB
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Describes various aspects of bicycle motocross racing including the history of the sport, the equipment, tracks, rules, safety, tactics, and the racing organizations.
Category: Bicycle motocross