From Simon & Schuster, Sloane's Complete Book of Bicycling: The Cyclists Bible by Eugene Sloane features all the latest developments in the world of cycling in this 25th anniversary edition.
Sloane gives advice on: choosing a bike; understanding the new technology and whether you need to invest in it; and the latest in shifting mechanisms, pedal and frame designs, suspension systems and tyres.
Eugene A. Sloane is a name very familiar to the bike world. His other books include Sloane's Complete Book of All-Terrain Bicycles, Sloane's Handy Pocket Guide to Bicycle Repair, and the bestselling The Complete Book of Bicycling, which The New York Times called "the best-known modern bike book - the most read, most quoted, most referrred to by cyclists." Sloane lives in Vancouver, Washington, where he rides his bike every day.