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Bike Books

This page is no longer being updated. However, it is still an excellent source of
cycling books published between 1/98 and 11/07.

Books are listed below in reverse chronological order, from November 2007 back to January 1998.
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Travels, Narratives, Philosophy..
The Bicycle Book: Wit, Wisdom & Wanderings (PB) (Nov 07)
The Red Schwinn Bicycle: A Sentimental Journey (PB) (May 07)
Momentum is Your Friend:
The Metal Cowboy & His Pint-Sized Posse Take on America
HC (Sept 06)
After the Gold Rush PB (January 2005)
Jitensha: Down the Japanese Archipelago on a Bicycle PB (January 06)
(Reviewed in our Winter 2007 Features)
Partners In Grime
PB (January 2005)
The Road That Has No End:
How We Traded Our Ordinary Lives for a Global Bicycling Adventr. (Oct 04)
The Lead Goat Veered Off:
A Cycling Adventure on Sardinia, 2nd Ed. with Photos
PB (July 04)
One Mile at a Time: Cycling through Loss to Renewal PB (April 04)
Traffic Life: Passionate Tales and Exit Strategies
(Jan 2004)

One More Horizon: Ohio to Hong Kong the Long Way
(Nov 2003)
Trans-Canada Chronicle:
A Bicycle Ride, Pacific to Atlantic, 4400 Miles
(June 2003)
Tandem Bicycling America:
Border to Border, Coast to Coast
(June 2003)
Riding Outside the Lines: International Incidents and
Other Misadventures With the Metal Cowboy
(May 2003)

Metal Cowboy: Tales from the Road Less Pedaled PB (April 2002)
The Adventure of Two Lifetimes (May 2001)
Playing in Traffic:
America from the River Niagara to the Rio Grande by Bicycle

(May 2001)
Where the Pavement Ends:
One Woman’s Bicycle Trip Through Mongolia, China & Vietnam

(March 2001)
Across African Sand (February 2001)
Around the World on a Bicycle (January 2001)
A Bicycle Journey to the Bottom of the Americas (October 2000)
All the Way the Lincoln Way:
A Coast to Coast Bicycle Odyssey
(August 2000)
The Lead Goat Veered Off:
A Bicycling Adventure on Sardinia
(July 2000)
Cold Beer and Crocodiles:
A Bicycle Journey into Australia
(August 2000)
Spokesongs: Bicycle Adventures on Three Continents (April 2000)
Metal Cowboy: Tales from the Road Less Pedaled HB (Sept 1999)
(Reviewed in our Winter 2000
Feature Articles)
Happy Endings (September 1999)
Cycling into Your Soul (March 1999)
A Crossing : A Cyclist’s Journey Home (August 1998)
Roll Around Heaven All Day:
A Piecemeal Journey Across America by Bicycle
(April 1998)
Lance Armstrong & The Tour de France…
Ascent: The Mountains of the Tour De France (HC) (September 2006)
Inside the Tour de France:
Pictures, the Legends, & Untold Stories of the World’s Most Beloved Bicycle Race (HC) (May 06)
The 2005 Tour de France (Paperback) (November 2005)
A Significant Other:
Riding the Centenary Tour de France with Lance Armstrong
(Aug 2005)
Armstrong’s War (June 2005)
23 Days in July: Inside The Tour De France
and Lance Armstrong’s Record-Breaking Victory (PB)
(May 2005)
Tour de France for Dummies (May 2005)
The Tour de France Companion 2005
(April 2005)
No Mountain High Enough:
Raising Lance, Raising Me (Hardcover)
(April 2005)
Inside the Postal Bus:
My Ride w/ Lance Armstrong & the US Postal Cycling Team
(April 05)
Le Tour: A History of the Tour de France (February 2005)
The 2004 Tour de France (November 2004)
A Significant Other: Riding The Centenary Tour De France
With Lance Armstrong
(August 2004)
Lance Armstrong: Images of a Champion (June 2004)
The Race:
A Novel of Grit, Tactics, and the Tour De France
(May 2004)
The Tour de France Companion (May 2004)
Bobke II (Collection of Bob Roll’s columns) (October 2003)

Every Second Counts
(October 2003)
The Official Tour De France: Centennial 1903-2003
(August 2003)
The Crooked Path to Victory:
Drugs and Cheating In Professional Bicycle Racing
(July 2003)

French Revolutions: Cycling the Tour de France (Paperback) (June 2003)
The Unknown Tour De France:
The Many Faces of the World’s Greatest Bicycle Race
(April 2001)
Sweet Victory: Lance Armstrong’s Incredible Journey (March 2001)

Armstrong Encore: 2000 Tour de France
(November 2000)
The Lance Armstrong Performance Program (September 2000)
Lance Armstrong : The Race of His Life (September 2000)
It’s Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life (May 2000)
Lance Armstrong and the 1999 Tour de France (October 1999)
Lance Armstrong’s Comeback from Cancer (October 1999)
Tour De France: The History, the Legend, the Riders (August 1999)
The 1998 Tour De France: Conquests and Crises (December 1998)Maintenance & Repair Books…
A Repair & Maintenance Manifesto
(June 2005)
Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair (February 2005)
Mountain Bike Maintenance:
The Illustrated Manual
(PB) (August 2004)

Zinn & the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance
(Sept 2001)
How to Restore Your Collector Bicycle
(August 2001)
How To Rock and Roll: A City Rider’s Repair Manual (Dec 2000)
Zinn and the Art of Road Bike Maintenance (April 2000)
Bicycling Magazine’s Complete Guide to Bicycle
Maintenance & Repair
(May 1999)
The Art of Wheelbuilding (March 1999)
Anybody’s Bike Book (June 1998)The Ultimate Training Series from Velopress…
Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition (March 1999)

The Female Cyclist: Gearing Up a Level
(March 1999)
Weight Training for Cyclists
(December 1998)
Off-Season Training for Cyclists (January 1998)Anacus Press Bed, Breakfast & Bike Series…
Bed, Breakfast & Bike the Southeast (January 2004)

Bed, Breakfast & Bike Mississippi Valley
(June 2001)
(Reviewed in our Spring 2001 Feature Articles) …
Bed, Breakfast & Bike Midwest (November 2000)
Bed, Breakfast & Bike Northeast (August 2000)
Bed, Breakfast & Bike Western Great Lakes (June 2000)
Greg Moody’s Bicycling Murder Mysteries…
Dead Air: A Cycling Murder Mystery (May 2002)
Deadroll: A Cycling Murder Mystery (June 2001)
Derailleur: A Cycling Murder Mystery (May 1999)
Perfect Circles: A Novel (April 1998)
Anne Mustoe’s Travels…
Cleopatra’s Needle: Two Wheels by the Water to Cairo (April 2003)
Two Wheels in the Dust: From Kathmandu to Kandy
(Feb 2003)
Lone Traveller: One Woman, Two Wheels and the World (Nov 2002)
A Bike Ride: 12,000 Miles Around the World
(September 2002)
Paid to Suffer: A Year in the Pro Cycling Life (PB) (March 2007)
Century of Cycling:
The Classic Races and Legendary Champions (HC)
(June 2006)
New Orleans Bicycles (January 2006)
The Art of Bicycling: A Treasury of Verse (May 2005)
(Reviewed in our Winter ’04 Features) …
(September 2003)
The Crooked Path to Victory:
Drugs and Cheating In Professional Bicycle Racing
(July 2003)
Put Me Back On My Bike: In Search of Tom Simpson (PB) (June 2003)
Uphill Battle: Cycling’s Great Climbers (HC) (May 2003)
The Great Allegheny Passage Companion (April 2003)
The Giants of Cycling (October 2002)
3 Rivers On 2 Wheels:
An Explorer’s Guide to Urban Pittsburgh
(May 2002)
Off to the Races: 25 Years of Cycling Journalism (April 2002)
The Quotable Cyclist: Great Moments of
Bicycling Wisdom, Inspiration and Humor
(October 2001)
Graham Watson:
20 Years of Cycling Photographs
(December 2000)
The Recumbent Bicycle (November 2000)
Eddy Merckx: The Greatest Cyclist of the 20th Century (PB) (March 2000)
John Wilcockson’s World of Cycling
(March 2000)
(Reviewed in our Winter 2000 Feature Articles)
Ride Guide: Covered Bridges of Ohio (November 1999)
The Season Starts When? Cycling Cartoons By O’Grady
(October 1999)
And many, many more in our chronological list below…

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Chronological Book List (From present date back through 1998)