- About the Author
Written in an informative, yet simple-to-digest format, Bike Republic: The Essential Guide to Cycling in Singapore is a practical handbook for amateur cyclists who wish to take the sport to the next level but are not sure where to begin. This handy guide covers the key aspects of riding - from what type of cycling to pick up and how to choose an appropriate bike, to key safety must-knows and useful training tips on getting bike-fit and how to care for your bike. For those looking to develop their love for cycling even further, the "Taking It Further" section offers valuable advice from established riders on trail riding, road riding and "The Big Ride" - the one race or ride that they have been working towards. Contributors include the owners of the popular Cycleworkz bike shop, as well as established triathletes Mok Ying Ren and Dinah Chan, who have represented Singapore in numerous regional athletic meets.
Mohammed Azhar Yusof is a Lecturer in the Physical Education & Sports Science (PESS) Academic Group at the National Institute of Education (NIE), with a Master in Science Degree in Exercise & Sports Studies from NIE/NTU. Azhar is passionate about sports and holds coaching qualifications in four different sports - kayaking, rugby, sailing and soccer. He has authored and contributed to several books and presented in workshops, seminars and conferences on PE and Sports issues
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 152
Year Published: 2012