Where to Ride London
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Where to Ride London
- Product No:
- Nick Woodford
- BA Press
- 1st Edition
- Edition Date:
- March 2010
- 160 x 210 x 20 mm
- 522 g
- Sales Rank:
- 33605 (See Top 100 in Maps)
Cycling in London is booming, everywhere you look cyclists are zipping around the city; commuting to work, visiting friends or just riding for the pleasure of it. This book is written for anyone looking to ride new and interesting paths through the city.
Detailing 50 beautiful rides that will charm and inspire you and indeed help you discover the city anew, Where to Ride London is the ultimate guide for recreational cyclists either native Londoners or riders visiting from abroad. There are 5 kids specific rides, great for youngsters and learners - and a further 21 tagged as 'kid friendly' for fledgling riders, helpful information for parents looking to get the family out and about on two wheels.
Along with brilliant text from Nick Woodford, author and contributor to many other travel books like Rough Guides and Alistair Sawdays, there are around 180 evocative colour photos that capture the essence of life on two wheels in London. Crammed full of information on the history, culture, and people of London there is also loads practical help on how to prepare and what to take with you.
Designed to be a useful resource, Where to Ride London is much more than just a good read. With clear directions, stunning photography, GPS generated mapping, and interesting background information for each ride, Where to Ride London sets a new standard for quality and presentation in cycling guide books.
The book uses a gloss paper stock, tough enough to cope with the rigours of sweaty hands and plenty of use out on the trail. Riders will appreciate the sturdy construction and convenient spiral binding of the book, this includes a fold out overview map of all 50 rides that doubles as a book marker with map legend, ride ratings and terrain guide. Riders can refer between the map they are using and reference information with ease.
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