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The Road Cycling Performance Manual
Everything You Need to Take Your Training and Racing to the Next Level
By (author): Nikalas Cook
Nikalas Cook


Bloomsbury Sport



Product Form:


Form detail:

Paperback , Trade


General Trade
Aug 14, 2018
Print Run: 5000
$32.00 CAD
Out of print


9.78in x 7.45 x 0.72 in | 610 gr

Page Count:

208 pages


Full colour illustrations throughout
Bloomsbury Sport

Aimed at cyclists who take their riding seriously, The Road Cycling Performance Manual disseminates the most up-to-date training approaches ­­­­– based on the latest sports-science thinking and the work of the elite cycling teams – to help riders reach their peak level and improve their overall performance.

Written by leading cycling journalist and former Masters Team Pursuit World Champion Nikalas Cook, this authoritative and insightful book provides cyclists with everything they need to know to train and perform at their highest level. Featuring the latest research and practical advice, including the importance of getting the fundamentals of bike set-up, equipment selection and nutrition correct, this expert guide will lead to dramatic improvements to training times and ride performance.

Complete with exclusive contributions from leading cyclists and team coaches from the world of cycling, The Road Cycling Performance Manual will provide riders with the competitive advantage to ensure they move up the race field.

Nikalas Cook is a highly respected cycling journalist and author. He is also a former age-group duathlon World Champion and Masters Team Pursuit World Champion. Since 2012, he has written content for British Cycling, working with elite athletes and the support staff of the highly successful Great Britain Cycling Team. He has contributed to a number of leading publications The Times, Daily Mail Lifestyle, FT, Men's Fitness, Ultra-Fit, GQ, Cycling Plus and Outdoor Fitness.

“Guaranteed to help you to achieve your road cycling goals” —Phil Burt, former Lead Physiotherapist for the Great Britain Cycling Team

“Cook's Road Cycling Performance Manual is intelligently written, composed, presented and illustrated.” —TheWashingMachinePost

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