Biking to work can save someone loads of money and lots of calories--all the while, the earth, too. But bike-commuting isn't always easy--there are many things a rider needs to know to get to work on time, safely, and happily. Expert bikers Roni Sarig and Paul Dorn teach potential bikers the tips and tricks to traveling to and from work. From buying the right bike, to fueling the body, to road safety, this all-inclusive primer will get bikers on the road in no time. Whether someone is buying a first bike or is a bicycle enthusiast, this book will teach how to: buy the right equipment; pick a route; weather-proof the ride; maintain the bike; follow traffic laws and ride safely; and enjoy the experience! Like a roadmap for the future, this guide teaches bikers how to make a difference in their bodies, wallets, and communities--and get to work--today.Practice flat repair at home in good lighting. Fixing your first flat tire on the side of the road in the dark at night or during a rainstorm will not be fun. Carry a spare innertube for fast roadside repair, and patch the punctured innertube in theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Bike to Work Guide|
|Author||:||Roni Sarig, Paul Dorn|
|Publisher||:||Adams Media - 2008-11-17|