The Cycling Bible

The cyclist’s guide to technical, physical and mental training and bike maintenance

Author: Chris Sidwells

Paperback publication date: 02 Mar 2023

Paperback ISBN: 9781839811210

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The Cycling Bible by renowned cycling author and journalist Chris Sidwells is a comprehensive guide to help you get the most out of cycling. Extensively illustrated and packed full of action photos, this collates the knowledge you will need to train for the technical, physical and mental aspects of cycling training.

The Cycling Bible by renowned cycling author and journalist Chris Sidwells is a comprehensive guide to help you get the most out of cycling, whether you go road cycling, gravel riding, mountain biking or enjoy any other kind of two-wheeled fun.

Based on the author’s extensive experience and research, this book collates the knowledge you will need to specifically train for the technical, physical and mental aspects of cycling training. It includes riding positions, strength and conditioning, endurance training, the psychological side of training, tailoring nutrition to your goals and bringing it all together to create your own training plan. It also deals with choosing the right bike for you, making essential safety checks and carrying out maintenance.

Extensively illustrated and packed full of action photos, The Cycling Bible will help and motivate you to improve and develop as a cyclist and find even more joy in this fantastic sport.

Chris Sidwells is an author, journalist and editor who has written over twenty-five books, including some bestselling cycling guidebooks such as the Bike Repair Manual, and has edited numerous others. In 2019 he founded independent publisher Cycling Legends, which aims to tell the untold stories of cycling. He has written over 1,000 articles for Cycling Weekly, Cycle Sport, GQ Magazine, Men’s Fitness, the Guardian, the Independent, the Daily Telegraph, the Sunday Times, the BBC and many more. Chris also talks about cycling on the Cycling Legends Podcast. When he isn’t writing or discussing all things cycling, he can be found on his bike riding on- and off-road.

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