- Published: Beverly, Mass. : Quarry Books, 2011.
- Year Published: 2011
- Description: 207 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Cycling -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
- City traffic -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
- Bicycles -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Maintenance and repair
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The urban biking handbook : the DIY guide to building, rebuilding, tinkering with, and repairing your bicycle for city living
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Call number: 796.6 Ha
Available Copies: Traverwood Adult
More than ever before, bicycle culture is everywhere, too: from Portland, Oregon, to Portland, Maine, city planners are making big changes to city infrastructure for the increasing numbers of people who are leaving their cars at home (or deep-sixing them altogether) and upgrading to two wheels. Biking in the city is no longer just for bike messengers with a death wish. Biking's benefits are myriad: better fitness, smaller environmental footprint, quiet and low profile, cheaper, greater accessibility. For each new, non-competitive cyclist in the consumer marketplace, there is at least one bicycle that needs to be fixed, maintained, and customized. Cyclists are looking for communities of like-minded people to learn the basics of repair and maintenance, the tricks of the trade, and get some super inspiring ideas for making their bike reflect their lifestyle choices.
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