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Explains this new style of bike design. Learn all you need to know to buy and ride your own all-terrain bike. Learn how you find the right frame size, gearing, or basic bike style. How to ride, stop, climb hills, safely descend steeps, jump logs, ride in snow. Includes section on all-terrain racing. Illustrated, 96 pages.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: -87857-546-4. 1985. Order #: RODA2376 paper$4.95.
THE AMERICAN BIKING ATLAS & TOURING GUIDE.
Presents 150 vacation and weekend tours throughout all 50 states and Canada--with points of interest, campsites, distances, country stores, and bike shops. Maps, illustrations , 348 large-format pages.
Inventory = 5. ISBN: 0-911104-36-4. Order #: WORK3034 paper$7.95.
Considerations for riding a bicycle in the city; selecting your bike and its accessories, maintenance, lightening the load. Illustrated, 109 pages.
Inventory = 16. ISBN: 0-89037-066-4. 1975. Order #:MACM3030 paper$5.95.
Techniques and equipment for lightweight bicycle camping. Illustrated, 300 pages.
Inventory = 7. ISBN:0-8117-2258-9. 1982. Order #: STAC1457 paper$9.95.
THE BASIC ESSENTIALS OF BICYCLE TOURING. by Michael Nicoson.
Travel under your own power on a bicycle built for you and know about accessories, clothing, conditioning, loading. Helps choose a bicycle designed to your size, capabilities and riding style. Explains components of the road bicycle and how they are installed. Familiarizes with touring hardware such as racks, paniers, mud flaps and even computers. Discover equipment for life on the road and lightweight bicycle clothing, shelters, and cooking gear. Tells to implement pre-trip conditioning routine to help prevent injuries and of alternating cadence and other better pedaling techniques. Drawings, 72 pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-934802-73-4. 1993. Order #: ICSB8804 paper$5.99.
THE BASIC ESSENTIALS OF MOUNTAIN BIKING. Strassman.
Make trips safe, comfortable; use of bike and rig. 26 illustrations, 72 pages.
Inventory = 7. ISBN: 0-934802-47-5. Order #: ICSB4081 paper$6.95.
THE BEST BIKE PATHS OF NEW ENGLAND. by Wendy Williams.
Safe, scenic, and traffic-free bicycling. Illustrated, Safe, scenic, and traffic-free bicycling in Arizona, Nevada, California, and Utah. Describes 56 bike paths organized by state, with maps showing locations, descriptions including mileages, general backgrounds and histories of the paths and useful tourist information; level of difficulty; type of scenery; condition of pavement; availability of food and bathroom; directions and parking. Illustrated, 208 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-684-81399-8. 1996. Order #: SISC8426 paper$11.00.
THE BEST BIKE PATHS OF THE SOUTHWEST. by Wendy Williams. Safe, scenic, and traffic-free bicycling in Arizona, Nevada, California, and Utah.
Describes 56 bike paths organized by state, with maps showing locations, descriptions including mileages, general backgrounds and histories of the paths and useful tourist information; level of difficulty; type of scenery; condition of pavement; availability of food and bathroom; directions and parking. Illustrated, 222 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-684-81400-5. 1996. Order #: SISC8425 paper$11.00.
THE BICYCLE: a commuting alternative. Wolfe.
A manual to help bicyclists travel around town, with practical riding suggestions that will help keep you fit and reduce pollution. Illustrated, 160 pages. "
Inventory = 7. ISBN: 0-913140-34-1. Order #:SIGN3032 paper$7.95.
BICYCLE FRAMES. by Joe Kossack.
Frames determine a bicycle's qualities--not only the basic price range in which a bike is sold but about 90% of its performance variables. Tells about frame design, construction, and performance and how to tell quality and to measure your correct size. Frames can be built for mountain bikes, racing, or touring. Frames can transmit energy directly to tires and road or soak it up through flexible tubing or design. In selecting a bike, therefore, it is important to know what effect frame design elements have on the bike. Drawings, photographs, charts of data, 47 pages.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: . Order #: MACM3029 paper$3.95.
BICYCLING: a Guinness Superlatives Guide. Durry.
A history of bicycles and riding, with notes on accomplishments and special feats, including racing performances. Color photos, 222 large-format pages.
Inventory = 5. ISBN: 0-8069-9226-3. 1976. Order #: STER3028 cloth$19.95.
#THE BICYCLIST'S GUIDE TO YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK. by Collings.
200 miles of roads, with information on campsites and other facilities, plus history of bicycling in the park plus natural history. Illustrated, 64 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-934318-15-8. Order #: MISC2404 paper$3.95.
BIKE-WAYS: 101 things to do with a bike. by Lillian and Godfrey Frankel.
Presents ideas for bicycle games, trips and tours, bike camping, bike safety, and gives instruction for selecting a bike--fitting your leg length--and its accessories, bicycle safety, and care and repair--tool kits, fixing tires, straightening handlebars. What to do in weather situations. Photos, 128 pages, index.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: 0-8069-4004-2. 1974. Order #: STER3166 cloth$6.95.
COMPLETE BOOK OF BICYCLING.
by Eugene A. Sloane.
Bible of bicycles and bicycling, including all-terrain bikes, safety, fitness, history, mechanics, weather, repair. Covers bicycling sports medicine, cardiovascular benefits, touring in Europe, all-terrain bicycles with maintenance tips. Also how to buy the right bike at the right price, maintenance and upkeep of brake and dérailleur and of transmission, steering, seating, and wheels. Glossary in appendix, bibliography. Drawings and photographs, charts, 542 pages,index. Also see SISC6071.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-671-65802-6. 1988. Order #: SISC9291 paper $15.95.
THE CYCLIST'S MANUAL. Colligan.
A complete book dealing with buying a bike, touring, racing, maintenance and repair, choosing accessories. Illustrated, 160 pages.
Inventory = 10. ISBN: 0-5069-7570-9. Order #: STER3027 paper $7.95.
EMERGENCY SURVIVAL. by Charles A. Lehman.
Explores a myriad of situations where one's life may be in jeopardy--light plane crash, snowstorm stops traffic on interstate, vehicle gets stuck offroad, electricity goes out in mountain ski lodge, snowmobile dies far up the trail, lost in a swamp, fall off boat into cold water--and recounts real episodes of how some coped successfully and some did not. What to expect from SAR--search and rescue--and how to help get it (radio, phone, smoke, signals, signs) and assist when you have. Lists things to carry even though you would not normally need them but would in case of emergency. The thing you do not want to use on your trip is your first aid kit--unless. You may not be the one to need help, but need to know how to help others in your party or whom you encounter. Drawings, 153 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-935810-03-X. 1979. Order #: MISC2076 paper$7.95.
FIRST AID: quick information for mountaineering and backcountry use. by Ed Peters.
Goes beyond the "everyday" mishaps that can occur but which can almost be predicted to happen if one spends much time in outdoor activities. Especially if such a mishap occurs while a long distance from help beyond one's own party then help must come from within the group. Suggests response to and treatment of CPR, resuscitation, hemorrhage, evacuation, fracture, frostbite, head and spine injuries, heat exhaustion, hypothermia, joint and muscle injuries, pulmonary edema, shock, snowblindness, sunburn. Contents of the mountaineering first aid kit are listed. This is a good pamphlet to read and understand before you need to. Drawings, accident report form, 34 little pages.
Inventory =3.ISBN: 0-89886-070-9. 1982. Order #: MOUN2664 paper$2.95.
BICYCLING IN THE SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS. by Robert Immler.
Describes over 30 trips into the Angeles National Forest. Includes equipment needs, access, ethics, hazards. Presents route histories, distance, elevations, time needed, water, camps. Trips from easy 2-milers to 35-mile challengers. Photos, maps for each trip,128 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-89997-078-8. Order #: WILD5129 paper$10.95.
MOUNTAIN BIKING FOR MERE MORTALS.
by Michael Hodgson.
Humorous guide to riding techniques, preventing injuries, etiquette. Includes selecting mountain bikes and gear--gear ratios, sizing your bike for you, panniers, toe clips, safety reflectors, techniques of riding--jumping logs, climbing hills steep downhills, riding in traffic. Also maintaining your bike--cleaning, lubricating, tools needed. Safety tips and preventing injuries; physical fitness. 30 drawings, dictionary, 96 pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN 0-934802-82-3. 1992. Order #: ICSB5255 paper $6.95.
#SLOANE'S COMPLETE BOOK OF BICYCLING.
The cyclist's bible, with equipment, technology, maintenance of touring, mountain, hybrid bikes. Photos, 429 pages. Also see SISC9291.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-671-87075-0. Order #: SISC6071 paper$15.95. check stock.
TRAVELLING BY BIKE.
Explains how to do long-distance trips by bicycle--kinds of bikes, highway riding, places to sleep, desert and mountain riding, basic resistances. Illustrated, 90 pages.
Inventory = 7. ISBN: None. 1981. Order #: MACM3031 paper$3.95.
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