With Lance Armstrong setting the pace, cycling is one of the world’s fastest growing sports. Cycling Fit explains in detail how, as well as being a popular form of athletic competition, it’s also an especially effective way for people of all ages to get in shape. In these pages, everyone from experienced cyclists to beginners getting ready to buy their first bike will find all they need to know about cycling fitness. Here’s complete information about bike selection and maintenance; cyclists’ clothing and accessories; exercise routines with mileages, speeds, and rest periods; and even guidelines on nutrition. And readers interested in taking cycling to the next level will find essential advice on performance training for triathlons and other types of organized competitions.