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Family Cycling

Family Cycling

Carlton Reid

Family cycling is the latest aspect of cycling to enjoy a boom. More and more families are using cycling as a way to spend time together, to relax, exercise, stay fit and bond. Written by cycling expert Carlton Reid and edited by cycling guru Richard Ballantine.

Size: ↑ 12 mm160 PagesISBN: 9781906727024
Publication: April 6, 2009

Colour paperback

  • £11.99

Family cycling is the latest aspect of cycling to enjoy a boom. More and more families are using cycling as a way to spend time together, to relax, exercise, stay fit and bond. Sample chapters include: 1. Why cycle? Green and lean. Fast and fun.* 2. Tots awheel: carting babies and toddlers * 3. Wobble and scoot: learning to ride, fail-safe techniques for budding bikers * 4. Fine Balancing Act: children with special needs * 5. Girl power: getting more girls on bikes * 6. Cotton wool cycling: when is protective gear necessary? * 7. Safety first: ride on the road. Bikeability basics. (Cycle paths aren't always as safe as you'd think...) * 8. Happy families: cycling, it's a group-hug thing, social glue * 9. Have bike, will travel: the how to and why to of cycle touring for juniors * 10. Fast sprogs: racing and competing, BMX, MTB, road and track * 11. Trick pix: photo technique guides on how to pull a bunny hop, ride no-handed, solo on a unicycle, pop wheelies, and jump Ollies * 12. Swiss Army Biking: utility cycling. To school. For life. * 13. Cycling in schools: putting bikes on the curriculum * 14. Not just for Christmas: buying the perfect bike for your child and how much to spend. PLUS: bike fit for kids, no more 'he'll grow into it.' * 15. Dirty hands: basic cycle maintenance tricks every kid should know * 16. Further reading: from Miffy's Bicycle to Mike on a Bike, get kids hooked on bike books

Carlton Reid has been writing about bicycles and travel for 20 years. He has written for many cycling and travel magazines and UK newspapers including The Guardian and The Independent, and is the author of several books on travel and cycling.

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Format: Colour paperback

Size: ↑ 12 mm

160 Pages

ISBN: 9781906727024

Publication: April 6, 2009


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