Just Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike


  • Paperback
  • 212
  • Just Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike
  • Grant Petersen
  • English
  • 08 March 2019
  • 0761155589

10 thoughts on “Just Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike

  1. William Cline William Cline says:

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  2. Martyn Martyn says:

    Just Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike just epub, ride ebok, radically free, practical download, guide download, riding download, your ebok, bike mobile, Just Ride kindle, A Radically epub, Just Ride A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your BikeRide A Radically epub, Ride A Radically Practical Guide mobile, Just Ride A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike ePUBI was prepared to give the author the benefit of the doubt many, many times during this tedious, depressing read but when I came to the last question in the quiz that ends the book I realized that no, he IS just a man with an axe to grind Grant Petersen hates bike racing and anything remotely connected to it, and he wants you to hate it as well.In fact he hates most things connected with bikes, but not everything He loves heavy frames and pannier bags He also loves recommending safety tips I was prepared to give the author the benefit of the doubt many, many times during this tedious, depressing read but when I came to the last question in the quiz that ends the book I realized that no, he IS just a man with an axe to grind Grant Petersen hates bike racing and anything remotely connected to it, and he wants you to hate it as


  3. Andrew Janke Andrew Janke says:

    Just Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike just epub, ride ebok, radically free, practical download, guide download, riding download, your ebok, bike mobile, Just Ride kindle, A Radically epub, Just Ride A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your BikeRide A Radically epub, Ride A Radically Practical Guide mobile, Just Ride A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike ePUBOh man I have really mixed feelings about this book I think it has some solid advice, and its message of casual riding encouraged me to get out on my bikeBut the authorial voice made it downright unpleasant to read at times It s opinionated, which he acknowledges up front In some ways this is good this is the guy from Rivendell bikes, a really experienced and credible rider I liked getting his take on riding On the other hand, he s a bit of a blowhard and the tone tips over in to s Oh man I have really mixed feelings about this book I think it has


  4. John John says:

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  5. Todd Todd says:

    Just Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike just epub, ride ebok, radically free, practical download, guide download, riding download, your ebok, bike mobile, Just Ride kindle, A Radically epub, Just Ride A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your BikeRide A Radically epub, Ride A Radically Practical Guide mobile, Just Ride A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike ePUBI m trying to figure out who the intended audience is for this book.The text generally assumes a solid familiarity with riding This book is not practically instructive enough for beginning riders Racers, whether real or wannabe, are unlikely to be converted by this book many of them will not even understand it.I can only assume, then, that this book is intended for other general and utility riders like Mr Petersen I am one of those and from that perspective I will say that there was some go I m trying to figure out who the intended audience is for this book.The text generally assumes a solid


  6. Robert Pitts Robert Pitts says:

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  7. Michael Michael says:

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  8. Gayane Gayane says:

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  9. Michael Michael says:

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  10. Maciej Bliziński Maciej Bliziński says:

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Just Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your BikeJust Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike just epub, ride: ebok, radically free, practical download, guide download, riding download, your ebok, bike mobile, Just Ride: kindle, A Radically epub, Just Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your BikeRide: A Radically epub, Ride: A Radically Practical Guide mobile, Just Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike ePUBNo matter what or how you ride, A Radically Kindle ´ read this book and remind yourself just how enjoyable cycling can and should be Eben Weiss, author of The Enlightened CyclistJust Rideis a revelation Forget the ultralight, uncomfortable bikes, flashy jerseys, clunky shoes that clip onto tiny pedals, the grinding out of endless miles Instead, ride like you did when you were a kid just get on your bike and discover the pure joy of riding it A reformed racer who s commuted by bike Just Ride: ePUB Ä every day since , whose writings and opinions appear in major bicycling and outdoor magazines, and whose company, Rivendell Bicycle Works, makes bikes for riders ready to opt out of a culture overrun by racing, Grant Petersen shares a lifetime of unexpected facts, controversial opinions, expert techniques, and his own maverick philosophy Inshort, two to three page chapters, it covers Riding Count Days, Not Miles Corner Like Jackie Robinson Steer with Your Hips, Shift with Your LegsSuiting Up The Shoes Ruse Ponchos the Ride: A Radically Kindle Ð Ultimate Unracer s GarmentSafetyRule Be Seen Helmets Aren t All They re Cracked Up to BeHealth and Fitness Why Riding Is Lousy All Around Exercise Saddles Don t Cause Impotence Drink When You re Thirsty Not Before Also includes chapters on Accessories, Upkeep, and Technicalities, and a final chapter titled Velosophy that includes the essential, memorable thought Your Bike Is a Toy Have Fun with ItWinner Silver MedalIndependent Publisher Book Awards.


About the Author: Grant Petersen

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