Richard's Cycling for Fitness

John Schubert, Author Ballantine Books $11 (255p) ISBN 978-0-345-34117-4
As newspaper columnist, author of the Department of Energy's bicycle design manual, founder of Bike Tech newsletter, Bicycle Magazine editor and founder and executive editor of Bicycle Guide magazine, Schubert has written extensively on all aspects of this increasingly popular exercise form. Cycling is also his avocation, and he has ridden on a 4000-mile transcontinental tour and participated in United States Cycling Federation road races and time trials. All of which is to say that he is a foremost authority on the subject. Enthusiasm and expertise enliven this unusually informative guide to bicycles, techniques, training methods and accessories for beginners as well as those with greater experience. So comprehensive is his illustrated coverage that all cyclists will find this an essentialand companionableaddition to their bike bags. (January)
Reviewed on: 11/02/1987
Release date: 11/01/1987
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