ANWB Netherlands Cycling Atlas ISBN: 9789018040420 All of the Netherlands’ cycle routes in one spiral bound volume.
Cycling in Amsterdam and the Netherlands Eric van der Horst The Very Best Routes in the Cyclist’s Paradise
Touring Bikes Tony Oliver ISBN: 978-1852233396 Unusual to get a book that concentrates just on touring bikes
The Rider Tim Krabbé “Nothing better is ever likely to be written on the subjective experience of cycle-racing.”
It’s All About the Bike Robert Penn The Pursuit of Happiness On Two Wheels – the search for the dream bike.
Tour de France – Legendary Climbs Richard Abraham ISBN: 978-1780977904 Coffee table book with inspiring pictures
The Man Who Cycled the World Mark Beaumont ISBN: 978-0552158442 From free-spirited childhood to breaking free and following his dreams.
Put Me Back On My Bike – In Search of Tom Simpson William Fotheringham A Yellow Jersey Cycling Classic – available on Kindle
France en Velo: The Ultimate Cycle Journey from Channel to Mediterranean – St. Malo to Nice Hannah Reynolds and John Walsh
Land’s End to John O’Groats – The Great British Adventure Phil Horsley ISBN-13: 978-1904207269 Spiral bound guide
Nicholson’s Guide to the Grand Union Canal Until a decent cycle guide to canal towpaths is available this will do the job
Life Cycle – Around the World in 80 Years Clive Williamson The author has a lifetime of cycling around the world.
The Man Who Loved Bicycles Daniel Behrman ISBN-13: 978-0061203503 The memoirs of an autophobe.
Effective Cycling John Forester ISBN-13: 978-0262516945 An updated edition of a classic handbook for cyclists from beginner to expert.
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance Robert Pirsig ISBN: 978-0099786405 OK, not ‘proper’ cycling book but it does have two wheels
Jupiter’s Travels Ted Simon Again motorbikes – four years around the world on a Triumph
Frank Patterson any of his collections of line drawings
Coppi: Inside the Legend of the Campionissimo (Rouler) Herbie Sykes ISBN: 978-1408181669 A picture book
England’s Thousand Best Churches Simon Jenkins ISBN: 978-0713992816 For inspiration on where to visit on your bike rides
You might need to hunt around for some of these titles. Current ISBNs given where known. Search on Amazon for second hand and Kindle editions.