Tuesday 10 December 2013

Worthwhile books and resources for urban cyclists

Summary: There are specific books and resources of particular relevance to urban, utility cyclists. This post will collate links to them.

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1. On Bicycles - Amy Walker
- A collection of magazine articles on incorporating cycling into your daily life.

2. Everyday Bicycling - Elly Blue
- Everything you need to know to get started riding a bicycle for transportation including street smarts, bike shopping, dressing professionally, carrying everything from groceries to children to furniture, and riding in all weather.

3. Just Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike - Grant Petersen

4. RE-Cycling: Taking up Bicycling Again as an Adult - Bruce Wynkoop

5. Pedaling Revolution: How Cyclists Are Changing American Cities - Jeff Mapes

6. Cycle Space: Architecture and Urban Design in the Age of the Bicycle - Steven Fleming

7. The Cyclist's Manifesto: The Case for Riding on Two Wheels Instead of Four - Robert Hurst

8. Joyride: Pedaling Toward A Healthier Planet - Mia Birk

9. City Cycling (Urban and Industrial Environments) - John Pucher