Effective Cycling, Fifth Edition
John Forester is widely recognized as the leading analyst of the practical aspects of cycling. In Effective Cycling he provides a guide to the proper techniques of riding, whether for commuting, recreation, or sport, and a manual for bicycling assertiveness on the roads. The book is based on Forester's philosophy that bicycles are vehicles and that their operators should have the same rights and responsibilities as the operators of any other type of vehicle.
Knowledgeable cyclists have treasured the earlier, hard-to-come-by editions of Effective Cycling, recognizing it as a definitive manual on all aspects of the bicycle, the rider, and the unique man-machine entity they create together. The new edition incorporates material based on its use in instructional programs sponsored by the League of American Wheelmen.