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The Young Cyclist's Companion

The Young Cyclist's Companion (Hardback)

By Drinkell, Peter
Illustrated by Slater, Thomas

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Who doesn't remember what it feels like to be a young person on a bike? Cycling offers kids an unrivalled freedom and independence. With global cycling trends on a new, post-pandemic high, ever more young people are experiencing the joys of the beautiful machine. This book is aim...ed at young people who are just entering into the world of cycling. It explains all the basics: How to choose a bike (types of bike, getting the right fit), basic maintenance (changing a tyre, cleaning your bike), cycling techniques (pedalling, gearing, cornering, bunny hops) and next level cycling (competitions and training). Alongisde these informative texts there is a cornucopia of facts and trivia about the unusual habits of famous cyclists, the weirdest, biggest, furthest and longest bikes and journeys, the most useful cycling life-hacks, etc. This multi-layering of information makes this an enjoyable toilet read as well as an extremely useful manual. Clearly written by author, photographer and cycling enthusiast, Peter Drinkell, it is beautifully brought to life with bright colour photography and charming illustrations by the talented Thomas Slater, making a beautiful package for the beautiful machine!
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ISBN 9781908714961
Released NZ 15 Jul 2021
Publisher Cicada Books Limited
Format Hardback
195 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days

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ISBN-13 9781908714961
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Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Cicada Books Limited
Imprint Cicada Books Limited
Released 15 Jul 2021
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Drinkell, Peter
Illustrated by Slater, Thomas
Category Cycling & Skating
Number of Pages 72
Dimensions Width: 176mm
Height: 230mm
Dewey Code 796.6
Weight 400g
Interest Age 8-12 years
Reading Age 8-12 years
Library of Congress Cycling - Juvenile literature
NBS Text Children's General Interest & Leisure
ONIX Text Children/juvenile