The Road Cycling Manual is a comprehensive, practical guide for all riders. Whether you are new to cycling or already taking part in competitive events, this illustrated book, packed with vibrant photography, covers every aspect of modern road cycling, from the choice of bike, set-up and fitness training, through to riding techniques and bike maintenance. Featuring step-by-step practical sections and at-a-glance training programmes, this manual will provide riders with the knowledge they need to enjoy the sport and to get the maximum from themselves and their bikes.
Luke Edwardes-Evans has been writing about cycling for 30 years and is a former editor of Bicycle magazine, Winning Bicycle Racing Illustrated, Cycling Active magazine and Cycle Sport magazine. He is the author of The Advanced Cyclist's Training Manual and the Official Treasures of the Tour de France. Luke is an enthusiastic road cyclist, and enjoys all aspects of the sport, including racing, sportives, riding in the Alps and touring holidays.