Librarians in Lycra

Welcome to the first post in a series featuring all things cycling. I will be recommending great books that you can borrow showing you the best rides in Sydney and abroad, step by step instructions on bike maintenance and generally the joys of riding fast.

Today’s focus will be books that showcase the best bike adventures in Sydney and the world.

Contains over 30 detailed ride options including maps and elavation profiles. This book is a must for all levels of rider looking to explore the city

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Another core title for those wanting to explore the city on bike. Groups rides according to five ride themes: the city, our history, coastal landscapes, parks and rivers, and the countryside. Provides both the inspiration and confidence to get out and see what Sydney has to offer

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Great Cycling Rides in New South Wales – NRMA

Lists the best rides in each region of NSW. Sections contain maps of each route including the start and finish locations along with directions and interesting sights along the way

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Start planning your international bike escape with these classics

Now’s the time to start planning your next bike adventure. This book outlines the authors own personal bike journeys while giving practical and inspirational advice on planning your next trip.

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This beautifully illustrated hard back book contains 200 of the best bike rides in the world. Each ride features a map, a practical toolkit of useful information, how to get there, where to stay and more. Demonstrates effectively how cycling is a fantastic way to get to know a place, a people and their culture.

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Love a personal recommendation based on your cycling or other reading interests?

Send me – Luke – a request via the Biblosquad. I will send you three recommendations for books that you can access for free via our e-book collection or click and collect service.