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How To Be A Biking Babe

by BUST Magazine



Get out your pedal pushers and get ready to say Hello, Bicycle! Whether you’re a total noob currently enrolled in adult bike lessons or have an entire wardrobe of spandex shorts, this handy guide by Anna Brones (Ten Speed Press) has everything you need to get, and stay, pedaling. Ditching your car for a two-wheeled commute can seem daunting, but Hello, Bicycle will hold your hand through the scary parts—and the super cute illustrations will help ease your nerves. This manual covers everything from finding the perfect bike and keeping it sparkling clean to what to do if you get a flat tire, or even worse, your bike gets stolen. Make your cycle as unique as you are with an ultra-chic bike basket DIY, hit the kitchen with yummy recipes to keep you fueled for your ride, and even get some pro advice on the best biking accessories. So go ahead, party like it’s 1899 and jump on that saddle!



By Kaleigh Wright

This article originally appeared in the August/September 2016 print edition of BUST Magazine. Subscribe today!

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