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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 31 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book In Praise of the Bicycle by Marc Augé and Teresa Fagan
    In Praise of the Bicycle - by Marc Augé and Teresa Fagan

    £9.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781789141382 | ISBN 10: 1789141389

    This is the French anthropologist as we've never heard him before: Marc Augé coined the term ‘non-place’ to describe uniquitous, global airports, hotels and motorways filled with anonymous individuals. In this new book, he casts his anthropologi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mind is the Ride by Jet McDonald
    Mind is the Ride - by Jet McDonald

    £16.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781783526901 | ISBN 10: 1783526904

    When Jet McDonald cycled four thousand miles to India and back, he didn't want to write a straightforward travel book. He wanted to go on an imaginative journey. Mind is the Ride takes the reader on a physical and intellectual adventure from West to ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Amazing Story of the Man Who Cycled from India to Europe for Love by Per J Andersson
    The Amazing Story of the Man Who Cycled from India to Europe for Love - by Per J Andersson

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786072085 | ISBN 10: 1786072084

    The story begins in a public square in New Delhi. On a cold December evening a young European woman of noble descent appears before an Indian street artist known locally as PK and asks him to paint her portrait - it is an encounter that will change t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Cycling: A Pocket Guide to 50 Great Rides Off the Beaten Track in Britain by Chris Sidwells
    Wild Cycling: A Pocket Guide to 50 Great Rides Off the Beaten Track in Britain - by Chris Sidwells

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781472139795 | ISBN 10: 1472139798

    An illustrated guide to 50 great, original rides off the beaten track in Britain, carefully chosen by Chris Sidwells.   Here is plenty of inspiration for anyone who loves to ride off road and get out into the wild and stunning scenery of the B ... more

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  • Cover image of book Biketopia: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories In Extreme Futures by Elly Blue
    Biketopia: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories In Extreme Futures - by Elly Blue

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781621062066 | ISBN 10: 1621062066

    In a world with an uncertain future, do you imagine for the best or for the worst case scenario?   Twelve writers tackle extreme solarpunk utopias and apocalyptic or political dystopias — and the grey areas in between — in Biketopia, the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Words to Ride By: Thoughts on Bicycling by Michael Carabetta
    Words to Ride By: Thoughts on Bicycling - by Michael Carabetta

    £8.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781452145365 | ISBN 10: 1452145369

    Notable luminaries throughout history have been inspired and humbled by the simple joy of riding a bicycle. For centuries, this powerful connection between people and bikes has driven humans forward as inventors, travelers, and thinkers.  From S ... more

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  • Cover image of book What Goes Around: A London Cycle Courier
    What Goes Around: A London Cycle Courier's Story - by Emily Chappell

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781783350537 | ISBN 10: 1783350539

    Emily Chappell never meant to be a cycle courier. She planned to earn her living using her mind rather than her legs. She thought it'd be a useful stopgap while searching for a 'real' job. Today, six years on, she's still pedalling. 'It's my most end ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bikepacking: Mountain Bike Camping Adventures on the Wild Trails of Britain by Laurence McJannet
    Bikepacking: Mountain Bike Camping Adventures on the Wild Trails of Britain - by Laurence McJannet

    £16.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910636084 | ISBN 10: 1910636088

    Bikepacking takes you on an off-road adventure, cycling and wild camping some of Britain's most beautiful hidden trails and ancient trackways. Laurence McJannet sets off to find the 30 finest multi-day rides our island has to offer. From easy ci ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cyclist
    The Cyclist's Anthology - by Nicky Slade

    £9.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781905864690 | ISBN 10: 1905864698

    In this fascinating anthology on cycling and journeys by bicycle, Nicky Slade has drawn on the writings of more than 50 literary figures and famous personalities: J.G. Ballard, John Betjeman, Quentin Blake, Arthur Conan Doyle, E.M. Forster, Ernest He ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cyclogeography: Journeys of a London Bicycle Courier by Jon Day
    Cyclogeography: Journeys of a London Bicycle Courier - by Jon Day

    £14.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781907903991 | ISBN 10: 1907903992

    Cyclogeography is an essay about the bicycle in the cultural imagination and a portrait of London seen from the saddle. The bicycle enables us to feel a landscape, rather than just see it, and in the great tradition of the psychogeographers, Day atte ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Culinary Cyclist: A Cookbook and Companion for the Good Life by Anna Brones and Johanna Kindvall
    The Culinary Cyclist: A Cookbook and Companion for the Good Life - by Anna Brones and Johanna Kindvall

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781621068259 | ISBN 10: 1621068250

    "The rules for living well, if you can call them that, are simple and a pleasure to follow. Eat local and mostly plants. Ride your bike, even on rainy days. Say yes to dinner invitations. Always bring your signature dessert. Invite people on picnics. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Our Bodies, Our Bikes by Elly Blue, Katura Reynolds, Emily June Street and April Streeter
    Our Bodies, Our Bikes - by Elly Blue, Katura Reynolds, Emily June Street and April Streeter

    £10.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781621068952 | ISBN 10: 1621068951

    An homage to the classic Our Bodies, Ourselves, this encyclopedic, crowd-sourced compilation of essays, resources, information, and advice about the intersection of gender and bicycling covers a lot of groundbold meditations on body parts, stories a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Everyday Bicycling: Ride a Bike for Transportation (Whatever Your Lifestyle) by Elly Blue
    Everyday Bicycling: Ride a Bike for Transportation (Whatever Your Lifestyle) - by Elly Blue

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781621069058 | ISBN 10: 1621069052

    Everyday Bicycling is your guide to everything you need to know to get started riding a bicycle for transportation. Elly Blue introduces you to the basics, including street smarts, bike shopping, dressing professionally, carrying everything from groc ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Amazing Anfielders: An Illustrated History of the Anfield Bicycle Club by David Birchall
    The Amazing Anfielders: An Illustrated History of the Anfield Bicycle Club - by David Birchall

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781445650951 | ISBN 10: 1445650959

    As one of the oldest cycling clubs in the world, the Anfield has an amazing history. The early members in the 1880s and 1890s helped shape competitive long-distance cycling and time trialling. Founder members included George Pilkington Mills, the g ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ride the Revolution: The Inside Stories from Women in Cycling by Suze Clemitson (Editor)
    Ride the Revolution: The Inside Stories from Women in Cycling - by Suze Clemitson (Editor)

    £16.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781472912916 | ISBN 10: 1472912918

    When Marie Marvingt decided to ride the 1908 Tour de France she was told 'absolument, non!' by M. Degranges and the Societe du Tour de France. Instead she rode each stage 15 minutes after the official race had departed and finished all 4,488 kms of t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lost Lanes: Wales 36 Glorious Bike Rides in Wales and the Borders by Jack Thurston
    Lost Lanes: Wales 36 Glorious Bike Rides in Wales and the Borders - by Jack Thurston

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910636039 | ISBN 10: 1910636037

    The book contains 36 specially selected rides, including the best for: Weekends Away and Wild Camping Gourmets and Pubs Ups and Downs and Natural Wonders History, Arts and Culture Families Wild Swimming With downloadable dire ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fix Your Bike: Repairs and Maintenance for Happy Cycling by Jackie Strachan & Jane Moseley
    Fix Your Bike: Repairs and Maintenance for Happy Cycling - by Jackie Strachan & Jane Moseley

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910232026 | ISBN 10: 1910232025

    Everyone's cycling nowdays. City streets are thronged with cyclists on the latest cool bikes, and more and more of us are cycling for fun at the weekends. You may love to cruise the streets and lanes with the wind in your hair, but would you be able ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cycling the Trans Pennine Trail by Nicolas Mitchell
    Cycling the Trans Pennine Trail - by Nicolas Mitchell

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847978752 | ISBN 10: 1847978754

    The Trans Pennine Trail (TPT) is one of the finest long-distance cycle rides in England and tackling the route over four days is a marvellous mini-adventure that should appeal to all sorts of cyclists. Every stage of this 205-mile long cycle route, f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eat, Sleep, Cycle: A Bike Ride Around the Coast of Britain by Anna Hughes
    Eat, Sleep, Cycle: A Bike Ride Around the Coast of Britain - by Anna Hughes

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849536875 | ISBN 10: 1849536872

    For Anna, a cycling enthusiast, the decision to ride 4,000 miles solo around the coast of the UK wasnt that hard. But after epic highs, incredible lows, unforgettable scenery and unpronounceable place names, her simple idea turns into a compelling j ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sustrans
    Sustrans' Traffic-Free Cycle Rides: 150 Great Days Out - by Wendy Johnson

    £15.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781901389968 | ISBN 10: 1901389960

    Sustrans' official guidebook brings together 150 of the UKs finest traffic-free walking and cycling routes in celebration of 20 years of the National Cycle Network.   Offering a unique glimpse into the UKs remarkable landscapes, history, cul ... more

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  • Cover image of book Infographic Guide to Cycling by RCUK (Road Cycling UK)
    Infographic Guide to Cycling - by RCUK (Road Cycling UK)

    £12.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781472910547 | ISBN 10: 1472910540

    A fun illustrated guide to the world of cycling and all things bike-related. This beautifully designed book presents cycling in a way you've never seen before.  Mixing cycling facts with expert bike tech advice, this book features a unique and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Land of Second Chances: The Impossible Rise of Rwanda
    The Land of Second Chances: The Impossible Rise of Rwanda's Cycling Team - by Tim Lewis

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780224091770 | ISBN 10: 0224091778

    ** Winner of the British Sports Book Awards 2014 New Writer of the Year **   Where there is hope there can be redemption.   Meet Adrien Niyonshuti, a member of the Rwandan cycling team. Adrien was seven years old when he lost his family ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bicycle! A Repair & Maintenance Manifesto (2nd Edition) by Sam Tracy
    Bicycle! A Repair & Maintenance Manifesto (2nd Edition) - by Sam Tracy

    £14.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781604866407 | ISBN 10: 1604866403

    There is nothing sacrosanct about bike repair. Its pursuit only requires the will to learn. At their finest hours bikes exist on a level above mere machines, and theres no reason why the joy should end when the ride is over.   Bicycle! writte ... more

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  • Cover image of book Einstein and the Art of Mindful Cycling: Achieving Balance in the Modern World by Dr. Ben Irvine
    Einstein and the Art of Mindful Cycling: Achieving Balance in the Modern World - by Dr. Ben Irvine

    £8.99   hardback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781908005472 | ISBN 10: 1908005475

    Einstein and the Art of Mindful Cycling shines new light onto one of the great scientific icons, and explores how pushing that pedal can nurture mindfulness in a spiritually stressful age.  The author steers us through his own perspective on cyc ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bicycle Book by Bella Bathurst
    The Bicycle Book - by Bella Bathurst

    £10.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780007305896 | ISBN 10: 0007305893

    Two wheels. A frame. Two pedals. What could be simpler than a bicycle?  And yet the bike continues to inspire a passionate following. Since the millennium its use in Britain has doubled, and then doubled again. Thousands now cycle to work ... more

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  • Cover image of book It
    It's All About the Bike: The Pursuit of Happiness on Two Wheels - by Robert Penn

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780141043791 | ISBN 10: 0141043792

    The bicycle is one of mankind's greatest inventions - and the most popular form of transport in history. Robert Penn has ridden one most days of his adult life. In his late 20s, he pedalled 40,000 kilometres around the world. Yet, like cyclists every ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom by Sue Macy
    Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom - by Sue Macy

    £10.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781426307614 | ISBN 10: 1426307616

    Take a lively look at women's history from aboard a bicycle, which granted females the freedom of mobility and helped empower women's liberation. Through vintage photographs, advertisements, cartoons, and songs, Wheels of Change transports young read ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cycling - Philosophy for Everyone: A Philosophical Tour de Force by Fritz Allhoff, Jess Ilundin-Agurruza and Michael W. Austin (Editors)
    Cycling - Philosophy for Everyone: A Philosophical Tour de Force - by Fritz Allhoff, Jess Ilundin-Agurruza and Michael W. Austin (Editors)

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781444330274 | ISBN 10: 1444330276

    Covering interesting and varied philosophical terrain, Cycling: Philosophy for Everyone explores in a fun but critical way the rich philosophical, cultural, and existential experiences that arise when two wheels are propelled by human energy.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bike Repair and Maintenance for Dummies by Dennis Bailey and Keith Gates
    Bike Repair and Maintenance for Dummies - by Dennis Bailey and Keith Gates

    £13.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780470415801 | ISBN 10: 0470415800

    Make your own repairs and maintain your bike like a pro.  Want to be your own grease monkey? This plain-English guide gives you expert tips for keeping your bicycle in great condition and handling most repairs by yourself. You'll also see how ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Chainbreaker Bike Book: A Rough Guide to Bicycle Maintenance by Ethan Clark and Shelley Lynn Jackson
    The Chainbreaker Bike Book: A Rough Guide to Bicycle Maintenance - by Ethan Clark and Shelley Lynn Jackson

    £10.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780977055739 | ISBN 10: 0977055736

    A hand-illustrated and accessible introduction to the world of bike repair! "Through working at both Plan B Bike Project and French Quarter Bicycles in New Orleans, our co-authors have gathered a wealth of experience to share with would-be bicyc ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cycling to Work: A Beginner
    Cycling to Work: A Beginner's Guide - by Rory McMullan

    £4.95   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781900322126 | ISBN 10: 1900322129

    Maybe you'd like to cycle to work, but think: I can't? I'm unfit, I don't want to get sweaty, I live too far away? This book might just change your mind. It is packed with great tips on: * buying the right bike and equipment * riding safely in ... more

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