At a very young age many of us developed a love affair with our bikes. After all, it wasn't just a bike-it was our best friend, our means of escape, our opportunity to fly like a bird, only closer to the ground.
Being reintroduced to bicycling can be a blessing in so many ways. Reaching a destination may take a bit longer than a car but one thing is for sure, the journey will be much more enjoyable!
Cycling 101 provides those interested in taking up cycling with all the general information needed to make cycling a part of their life.
Written in a simple yet informative method, Cycling 101:
- Explains the benefits of cycling as a lower-impact alternative to jogging.
- Provides a good understanding of the bike, components, and features they offer.
- Enhances reader retention through end of chapter worksheets/tests, numerous illustrations/images, and QR Code links to videos demonstrating concepts.
- Reacquaints the reader to an old childhood friend – a bicycle!
You will receive access to this electronic text via email after using the shopping cart above to complete your purchase.
Chapter One - Why Bike?
Chapter Two - Choosing a Bike
Types of Bikes
Choosing the Right Bike for You
Chapter Three - Getting Fit to Your Bike
Importance of a Proper Fit
Basic or Hard Fit
Where Do I Get Professionally Fit?
Chapter Four - Clothing and Accessories
Cycling Shoes (Types of Clips)
Lights, Tools, and Repair Equipment
Transporting Your Bike
Chapter Five - Anatomy of a Bike
Learning Your Bike Parts
Learning How Your Bike Works
Major Bicycle Components
Chapter Six - Maintenance and Repair
Importance of Maintenance
Tools and Supplies
Chapter Seven - Safety
Basic Safety Rules
Expect the Unexpected
Locking Your Bike
Chapter Eight - Rules of the Road
The Open Road
What's Law and What's Not?
Texas Bicycle Laws
Riding in a Group
Chapter Nine - Riding Fundamentals
Getting On and Off Your Bike
Chapter Ten - Planning a Ride
Pre-Riding a Route
Inform Family or Friends of Your Ride
What to Carry on the Bike
Chapter Eleven - Fitness and Nutrition
Importance of Fitness
Fueling the Body
Chapter Twelve - Local Bicycle Shops and Clubs
Local Bicycle Shops
Chapter Thirteen - Competitions
Types of Competitions
Bicycle Events or Tour Rides
Chapter Fourteen - Mountain Biking
Mountain Bike Basics
Bike Setup Basics
Lamb received his masters degree from Baylor University and still serves as an instructor for Baylor. His students range from beginner to top collegiate players, and professionals.