Family CyclingBook - 2009
Family cycling is the latest aspect of cycling to enjoy a boom. More and more families are using cycling as a way to spend time together, to relax, exercise, stay fit and bond. Sample chapters include: Why cycle? Green and lean; fast and fun; Tots awheel: carting babies and toddlers; Wobble and scoot - learning to ride, fail-safe techniques for budding bikers; Fine Balancing Act - children with special needs; Girl power - getting more girls on bikes; and, Cotton wool cycling - when is protective gear necessary? This book also includes: Safety first - ride on the road; Bike ability basics (Cycle paths aren't always as safe as you'd think...) ; Happy families - cycling, it's a group-hug thing, social glue; Have bike, will travel - the how to and why to of cycle touring for juniors; Fast sprogs - racing and competing, BMX, MTB, road and track; Trick pix - photo technique guides on how to pull a bunny hop, ride no-handed, solo on a unicycle, pop wheelies, and jump Ollies; Swiss Army Biking - utility cycling such as: to school, and for life; Cycling in schools - putting bikes on the curriculum; Not just for Christmas - buying the perfect bike for your child and how much to spend; Plus - bike fit for kids, no more 'he'll grow into it'; Dirty hands - basic cycle maintenance tricks every kid should know; and, Further reading - from Miffy's Bicycle to Mike on a Bike, get kids hooked on bike books.
Publisher: London : Snowbooks, 2009.
Branch Call Number: 796.6 REI
Characteristics: 206 p. :,col. ill. ;,19 cm.