As simple as riding a bicycle can be, there is often a surprising depth to the subject, once you start investigating things on a more detailed level. Check out the following selection of detailed guides to various aspects of bicycling, including bicycle racing, long-distance rides, bicycling gear, and more.
- Cycling Training from MyCycling
Are you interested in riding faster and farther ride faster than you ever thought possible? Stop riding aimlessly, and turn your "junk miles" into high performance! This powerful training program provides advice and resources, created by professional and ex-professional cyclists alike, and guarantees that you'll ride faster or they'll give you your money back.
- Cyclist Training Plans from Coach David Ertl
David Ertl is a USA Cycling Level 1 (Elite) Coach and NSCA Certified Personal Trainer. He coaches individuals interested in improving on their current cycling ability, whatever level that may be. A licensed coach since 2001, he enjoys sharing his years of experience and love of cycling with recreational and competitive individuals and teams. Each of his training plans comes with a manual, 'How To Use a Training Plan', which will help you customize the plan for your unique life situation:
- 101 Cycling Workouts
This eBook contains 101 workouts to help you become a better cyclist. Workouts cover the range from endurance, aerobic and anaerobic fitness, leg speed, strength, power and sprinting. It also covers gym workouts and other forms of compatible cross-training.
- 15-Week Training Plan for a Century
The perfect training plan to prepare you for your Century (100 mile) ride.. This plan provides 15 week's worth of training building up for the event. Includes primarily endurance and hill training with some aerobic intervals included to increase your speed.
- 15-Week Training Plan for a Multi-Day Tour
The perfect training plan to prepare for a multi-day and weeklong bike tour. This plan provides 15 week's worth of training building up for the event. Includes primarily endurance and hill training with some aerobic intervals included to increase your speed.
- Competitive Cyclist Annual Training Plan
365 day's worth of training plans for the competitive cyclist. This plan hits all aspects of fitness including base conditioning, strength training, aerobic and anaerobic workouts, leg speed, power and recovery workouts.
- Indoor Training For Cyclists
This eBook describes the reasons why you should consider training indoors, the types of indoor training and trainers available and provides a guide for developing indoor workouts. This eBook contains 50 indoor workouts covering leg speed, threshold, endurdance, anaerobic intervals and even strength and power.
- Recreational Cyclist Annual Training Plan
365 day's worth of training plans for the recreational and touring cyclist. This plan emphasizes endurance, strength and aerobic conditioning workouts, with a few anaerobic with a few anaerobic, leg speed and recovery workouts.
- Time Trial Cyclist / Triathlete Annual Training Plan
365 day's worth of training plans for the cyclist who does primarily time trials, and for triathletes who wants to improve their cycling times. This plan emphasizes aerobic (threshold) endurance but also includes some leg strength training and anaerobic, leg speed, power and recovery workouts.
- Training For Busy Cyclists
This eBook is for the majority of cyclists who don't have enough time to get into the cycling shape we wish to have. If you would like to become more fit with your limited time, or if you would like to discover how to create more time to ride, check out this book full of helpful and sound advice.
- 101 Cycling Workouts
Riding a "century" is, or eventually becomes, a goal of nearly every serious rider. Bicycling 100 miles is not an easy task, but this complete training program is designed to give you everything you need to successfully cycle a century on your very first attempt.
Learn how clipless pedal systems work, and maximize your comfort and power by learning how to use clipless pedals, while remaining in complete control on the bike!
Are you thinking of entering an upcoming bicycle race but do not really know how to start or how to get yourself ready in time for the event? This is the ultimate cycle race training guide! Discover how easy it is to train and prepare for a bicycle race, and participate in your first road bike race in only 5 weeks.
Do you want to be a fit, motivated and successful cyclist, for the long term? Learn how to get the most out of cycling, in terms of goals and attitude (mind), training (body) and budget, for various road cycling styles and disciplines. This is a fantastic reference for beginners through to experienced riders.
Looking for a new mountain bike? This guide has all the information you need to find your next mountain bike. It walks you step-by-step through a unique, easy to follow process to find your bike. But not just any bike, the process will show you how to find the bike that is best suited to you ... your "perfect" bike!