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Urban Bikers' Tricks and Tips by Dave Glowacz. The author covers all the basics for keeping an urban biking life safe, from how to choose a bike to keeping it from being stolen, and provides advice on making a bike fit individual needs. Also covered are how to make basic roadside repairs and ride confidently and efficiently on any city street or path. The book features more than 700 illustrations and photos to help make the concepts instantly practical. 

Biking to Work by Rory McMullan. This is a complete guide to making biking to work a safe reality. The book offers simple safety rules, bike and gear buying tips, and help planning the best biking trip from home to work.
  

Additional Resources

The Bicycling Guide to Complete Bicycle Maintenance and Repair by Todd Downs. This book includes 450 photographs and 40 drawings to clarify all the step-by-step directions, as well as websites and phone numbers of bicycle and parts manufacturers.

Pedaling Revolution by Jeff Mapes. This is essential reading for anyone who rides a bike to work or on errands, works in transportation or urban planning, or just wonders why there are so many more bicyclists on the road. 

Practical Cyclist by Chip Haynes. This book's low-impact approach is uniquely geared to people who would like to come back to cycling, but do not know where to begin.

Bicycling Magazine’s 1000 All-Time Best Tips Edited by Ben Hewitt. This book is an information-packed collection of advice on road and mountain biking to help anyone become a better cyclist.

Do it Yourself Guide to Biodiesel by Guy Purcella - If you are ready to start making your own biodiesel, then this book is for you. It provides up-to-date information, step-by-step instructions, and tried-and-true methods, as well as helpful tips and tricks. 

Last updated: 3/7/2013 12:55:36 PM