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Two Wheels, Not Four!

Fiction and non-fiction titles all about bicycling!

 
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Alvord, Katharine
Divorce your car!: Ending the Love Affair with the Automobile
Unbuckle your safety belt, re-meet your feet and enjoy fresh air. This title includes a chapter entitled "You'll Look Sweet upon the Seat: Bicycles for Transportation."
 
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Balish, Chris
How to Live Well without Owning a Car: Save Money, Breathe Easier, and Get More Mileage Out of Life
HE5623.B35 2006
Another book about liberating one's self from one's car that includes tips and info on bicycling-as-transportation such as navigating those wardrobe and helmet-head conundrums.
 
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Bicycling Magazine's New Cyclist Handbook: Ride with Confidence and Avoid Common Pitfalls
edited by Ben Hewitt
GV1041.B529 2005
Brimming with tips from Bicycling Magazine, those green to bicycling can learns lots on safety, fitness and gear.
 
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Dorfman, Ariel & Joaquín
The Burning City
A lone bicyclist for a rollerblading messenger service in sultry summertime Manhattan, our young protagonist does sweet bike tricks on his way to deliver very bad news.
 
Fineberg, Louis
3 Rivers on 2 Wheels: An Explorer's Guide to Urban Pittsburgh
GV1045.5.P42 P57 2002x
Cycle our city with this detailed guide--also provides tours and tips for riding with the little ones.
 
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Krabbé, Tim
The Rider
A sports and cult classic, The Rider is a realistic tribute to road racing.
 
McGonagle, Seamus
The Bicycle in Life, Love, War, and Literature
796.6 M16
Once known as a "velocipede," the bicycle has quite a juicy history that is playfully recounted in this title. Complete with illustrations, historical photographs and a "saddlebag of anecdotes."
 
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McLarty, Ron
The Memory of Running
Formerly thin, healthy and loved in a close-knit family and now overweight, depressed and orphaned, this middle-aged rider drags out his childhood bicycle and pedals across the country to find his sister.
 
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Moody, Greg
Deadroll: A Cycling Murder Mystery
A former pro-cyclist is organizing a ride in Colorado while a psychopath plans to terrorize it.
 
Murphy, Dervla
Full Tilt: Ireland to India with a Bicycle
G490 .M86 1986
Irish travel writer Murphy delights readers with her flawless rapport among the remote peoples she meets on her two wheels.
 
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Mustoe, Anne
A Bike Ride: 12,000 Miles around the World
G440.M93 M87 1994
Quit your job, grab a bike, and ride around the world in 15 months. Easy, right?
 

Updated: 11/13/2009