Roadie the misunderstood world of a bike racer by Jamie O. Smith

Cover of: Roadie | Jamie O. Smith

Published by Velo Press in Boulder, Colo .

Written in English

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  • Bicycle racing

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementJamie Smith ; illustrated by Jef Mallett.
LC ClassificationsGV1049 .S65 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 206 p.:
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19904249M
ISBN 109781934030172
LC Control Number2007044820

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