A Cycling & bikes forum. CycleBanter.com

Go Back   Home » CycleBanter.com forum » rec.bicycles » Social Issues
Site Map Home Register Authors List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Web Partners

Best bicycle books?



 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old October 11th 09, 08:14 PM posted to rec.bicycles.misc,rec.bicycles.soc
Frank Krygowski[_2_]
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 7,511
Default Best bicycle books?

On Sep 30, 12:01*pm, rbm wrote:
Here's one person's list:

Amazon.com:http://xrl.us/BestBicycleBooks

Any other recommendations?


Yes. _Cyclecraft_ by John Franklin. It's been published in Britain
for years, but an American edition just came out. It's about
practical cycling in the real world, and the important topic of how to
ride on real roads where there are real cars. It does a very good job
of showing how to handle yourself on the road.

It's much more condensed and better edited than John Forester's
_Effective Cycling_, and it's much more diplomatic and less
curmudgeonly. It's also much, much more sensible than Hurst's "Damn
Forester, nothing can save you but becoming mystically, hyper-alertly
one with traffic" rants.

- Frank Krygowski
Ads
 




Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Best bicycle books? mac General 2 October 10th 09 06:36 PM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 11:02 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2022 CycleBanter.com.
The comments are property of their posters.