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Bicycling for Fitness (Nutrition and Fitness for Teens) by Gustav Mark Gedatus

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Published by LifeMatters .
Written in English


  • Health & Daily Living - Fitness & Exercise,
  • Sports & Recreation - Cycling,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Bicycles and bicycling,
  • Cycling,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Physical fitness,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10602811M
ISBN 100736807055
ISBN 109780736807050

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