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Beast the Emperor & the Milkman
Beast the Emperor & the Milkman
Every nation shapes sport to test the character traits it most admires.

In The Beast, the Emperor and the Milkman, committed Belgophile and road cycling obsessive Harry Pearson takes you on a journey across Flanders, through the lumpy horizontal rain, up the elbow juddering cobbled inclines, past the fans dressed as chickens and the shop window displays of constipation medicines, as he follows races big, small and even smaller through one glorious, muddy spring.

Ranging over 500 years of Flemish and European history, across windswept polders, along back roads and through an awful lot of beer cafes, Pearson examines the characters, the myths and rivalries that make Flanders a place where cycling is a religion and the riders its lycra-clad priests.

Title: Beast the Emperor & the Milkman
Author: PEARSON HARRY
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 07/02/2019
Price: $37.00
RRP: $37.00
Imprint: Bloomsbury
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781472945044
Temporarily out of stock
Price: $37.00
Beast the Emperor & the Milkman
Beast the Emperor & the Milkman
LONGLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019

'A joy.' - Ned Boulting

Every nation shapes sport to test the character traits it most admires.

In The Beast, the Emperor and the Milkman, committed Belgophile and road cycling obsessive Harry Pearson takes you on a journey across Flanders, through the lumpy horizontal rain, up the elbow juddering cobbled inclines, past the fans dressed as chickens and the shop window displays of constipation medicines, as he follows races big, small and even smaller through one glorious, muddy spring.

Ranging over 500 years of Flemish and European history, across windswept polders, along back roads and through an awful lot of beer cafes, Pearson examines the characters, the myths and rivalries that make Flanders a place where cycling is a religion and the riders its lycra-clad priests.

Title: Beast the Emperor & the Milkman
Author: PEARSON HARRY
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 26/12/2019
Price: $25.00
RRP: $25.00
Imprint: Bloomsbury
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781472945068
Available stock: 2
Price: $25.00
Bicycle Book
Bicycle Book
Title: Bicycle Book
Format: Limp
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 23/10/2017
Price: $25.00
RRP: $25.00
Imprint: Dorling Kindersley
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 9780241315743
Temporarily out of stock
Price: $25.00
Big Loop Biking Coastal NZ
Big Loop Biking Coastal NZ
In August 2015, Dunc Wilson became the first person to circumnavigate New Zealand on a bike. This 10,940 km journey followed one rule: cycle the closest available route to the coastline.

The Big Loop candidly details Wilson's 240-day cycling adventure, through native bush, ragged coastlines, farm stations and more - demonstrating how acquainting oneself with our country is best achieved under 100 km/h.

Title: Big Loop Biking Coastal NZ
Author: WILSON DUNCAN
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 04/10/2019
Price: $40.00
RRP: $40.00
Imprint: David Bateman
Publisher: David Bateman Ltd
ISBN: 9781869539979
Available stock: 4
Price: $40.00
Bike Fitness Fun & Easy Maintenance
Bike Fitness Fun & Easy Maintenance
This invaluable new guide takes you through all the benefits of bike riding, along with everything you need to know to get pedalling: how to choose your bike - with the differences between types, such as hybrid and racer; how to choose your helmet, clothing and other accessories; and, care and maintenance. Step-by-step photographs complement the clear and practical text, to make this an ideal guide for all levels of cyclist. There have never been more reasons to hop into the saddle: not only is it fun, healthy and speedy, it is the ultimate environmentally-friendly way to travel. Governments are making it more appealing all the time, with dedicated cycle lanes springing up all over the country and subsidised cycle purchase schemes, so here's a fantastic, practical guide to cover all your needs.

Title: Bike Fitness Fun & Easy Maintenance
Author: NORTH DAVID
Series: Health & Sport
Format: Spiral Binding
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 14/12/2016
Price: $30.00
RRP: $30.00
Imprint: Flame
Publisher: Flame Tree Publishing
ISBN: 9781786640840
Available stock: 1
Price: $30.00
Classic New Zealand Mountain Bike Rides 8ed
Classic New Zealand Mountain Bike Rides 8ed
The eighth edition of New Zealand's mountain biking 'bible' has been fully revised with 65 new rides. 138 North Island rides and 172 South Island rides all in one reasonably priced book.

Title: Classic New Zealand Mountain Bike Rides 8ed
Author: KENNETT JONATHAN
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 25/10/2011
Price: $39.90
RRP: $39.90
Imprint: Kennet Bros
Publisher: The Kennett Bros
ISBN: 9780986464133
Temporarily out of stock
Price: $39.90
Classic NZ Cycle Trails 2ed
Classic NZ Cycle Trails 2ed
This inspiring guide book gives full ride descriptions for 46 fabulous trips, including maps and elevation charts, plus contact details for accommodation options and other valuable tips for everyone from beginner riders through to seasoned veterans. For your next holiday, choose from 23 Great Rides or 23 Heartland Rides and get in touch with the real New Zealand.

Title: Classic NZ Cycle Trails 2ed
Author: KENNETT BROTHERS
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 01/11/2013
Price: $10.00
RRP: $29.90
Imprint: Kennet Bros
Publisher: The Kennett Bros
ISBN: 9780986464195
Temporarily out of stock
Price: $10.00
Classic NZ Cycle Trails 4ed
Classic NZ Cycle Trails 4ed
This inspiring guide book gives full ride descriptions for 46 fabulous trips, including maps and elevation charts, plus contact details for accommodation options and other valuable tips for everyone from beginner riders through to seasoned veterans. For your next holiday, choose from 23 Great Rides or 23 Heartland Rides and get in touch with the real New Zealand. In this edition the Tour Aotearoa section has been expanded to provide more information for those crazies who want to ride the whole way from Cape Reinga to Bluff.

Title: Classic NZ Cycle Trails 4ed
Author: KENNETT BROTHERS
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 05/10/2015
Price: $29.90
RRP: $29.90
Imprint: Kennet Bros
Publisher: Kennett Brothers Limited
ISBN: 9780994145420
Temporarily out of stock
Price: $29.90
Classic NZ Mountain Bike Rides  North Island
Classic NZ Mountain Bike Rides North Island
The ninth edition of New Zealand's best-selling mountain biking guide has been fully revised to include all the essential information needed to guide you to the most exhilarating rides around the country. For over 25 years, the Kennett Brothers have carved a name for themselves in the sport of mountain biking. They continue to promote their passion by designing and building tracks, organising events and writing and publishing books. If it's worth biking, it's in this book. Now it's your turn to discover New Zealand's best trails!

Title: Classic NZ Mountain Bike Rides North Island
Author: KENNETT BROTHERS
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 01/11/2014
Price: $29.90
RRP: $29.90
Imprint: Kennet Bros
Publisher: The Kennett Bros
ISBN: 9780992262013
Temporarily out of stock
Price: $29.90
Classic NZ Mountain Bike Rides 10ed
Classic NZ Mountain Bike Rides 10ed
Title: Classic NZ Mountain Bike Rides 10ed
Author: KENNETT
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Price: $49.90
RRP: $49.90
Imprint: Kennet Bros
ISBN: 9780994145437
Available stock: 1
Price: $49.90
Classic NZ Mountain Bike Rides South Island
Classic NZ Mountain Bike Rides South Island
The ninth edition of New Zealand's best-selling mountain biking guide has been fully revised to include all the essential information needed to guide you to the most exhilarating rides around the country. For over 25 years, the Kennett Brothers have carved a name for themselves in the sport of mountain biking. They continue to promote their passion by designing and building tracks, organising events and writing and publishing books. If it's worth biking, it's in this book. Now it's your turn to discover New Zealand's best trails!

Title: Classic NZ Mountain Bike Rides South Island
Author: KENNETT BROTHERS
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 01/11/2014
Price: $29.90
RRP: $29.90
Imprint: Kennet Bros
Publisher: The Kennett Bros
ISBN: 9780994118998
Available stock: 2
Price: $29.90
Complete Bike Owners Manual
Complete Bike Owners Manual
This is the complete reference guide to bike servicing and repair, and an essential hardback bible for every cyclist's bookshelf.
Incredible CGI illustrations show you every aspect of bike repair and maintenance more clearly than ever before, whether you're a mountain biker, cycling commuter, or road racer. All major types of bicycle from the leading brands are covered, with bike care advice to take you from symptom to solution. The Complete Bike Owner's Manual takes away the need for expensive expert advice, showing you how to service and maintain every aspect of your bicycle.
Learn how to replace or repair a chain, correct sagging suspension, fit brake cables, service a handlebar, and much more, with incredible up-close detail helping you to get your wheels turning again.

Title: Complete Bike Owners Manual
Author: DK
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 15/05/2017
Price: $40.00
RRP: $40.00
Imprint: Dorling Kindersley
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 9780241226155
Temporarily out of stock
Price: $40.00