The Urban Cycling Survival Guide

The Urban Cycling Survival Guide

Need-to-know Skills and Strategies for Biking in the City

Paperback - 2015
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City cycling made simple

North America's cities have long been the domain of the car, but thanks to the undeniable benefits of active transport, bicycles have an increasing presence in the urban landscape. Yet our cities weren't designed for bicycles, making for intimidating, and sometimes dangerous, environments for cyclists.

The Urban Cycling Survival Guide is an accessible, straight-forward pocket guide that helps cyclists new to the urban environment negotiate all the challenges, obstacles, and rules -- spoken and unspoken -- that come with sharing the roads. From picking the bike that's right for you to smart riding strategies, tips for drivers, and bike maintenance, Cycle Toronto founding executive director Yvonne Bambrick is your trusted guide.

With illustrations to help clarify even the trickiest bike situation, The Urban Cycling Survival Guide is an indispensable, attractive set of training wheels that can make anyone a confident, joyful city rider.

Publisher: Toronto : ECW Press, [2015]
ISBN: 9781770412187
Characteristics: xx, 203 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Ngui, Marc 1972-- Illustrator


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Oct 26, 2018

Practical guide to start riding your bicycle in a big city in North America! I come from Europe and found useful tips and information in this book to start cycling in Vancouver. I like the way it's written, that it's a small book, you don't need to read everything but can go directly into the sections you are interested about. The very basics of riding your bike in a city and got some nice ideas for my own bike.


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