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Title: Smart Cycling: Successful Training and Racing for Riders of All Levels
Author: Baker, Arnie
ISBN: 0684822431
Call Number: 796.6 B171s
Notes: Provides intensive training advice, geared mainly for those who own an indoor trainer and heart rate monitor.

 
 
Title: Bikes, Scooters, Skates and Boards: How to Buy 'Em, Fix 'Em, Improve 'Em and Move 'Em
Author: Bibbins, Neil
Publisher: Storey Books
ISBN: 1580174469
Call Number: 629.127 B47B
Notes: Written in plain English, this book gives you all the information you need to bike, skate, scooter or skateboard confidently and safely.

 
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Title: Cycle Racing: How to Train, Race and Win
Author: Fotheringham, William
ISBN: 1554070139
Call Number: 796.62 F82c
Notes: Study the details of competitive cycling, such as equipment, training, diet and what to do on race day.

 
 
Title: BMX Riding
Author: Herran, Joe
ISBN: 0791070026
Call Number: 796.62 H433b
Notes: This introduction to BMX riding covers all the basics, from clothing and gear to competitive events.

 
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Title: Heft On Wheels: A Field Guide to Doing A 180
Author: Magnuson, Mike
ISBN: 1400052408
Call Number: 796.6209 M275h
Notes: The humorous story of an average guy trying to improve his life by becoming obsessed with cycling.

 
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Title: BMX Freestyle
Author: Maurer, Tracy
ISBN: 1589521021
Call Number: 796.62 M446b
Notes: Read about BMX history, equipment, tricks and safety rules.

 
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Title: Bike! Your Guide to Mountain Biking, BMX, Road and Fast-Track Racing, C-X Racing and More
Author: Peterson, Monique
ISBN: 0792267427
Call Number: 796.6P442b
Notes: A comprehensive look at the many exciting bicycling styles to explore.