Have you ever tried to find the cycling section in a bookshop.
If you go to the "Transportation" shelf you find
"My year as a Formula 1 word champion"
"Powerboat racing for beginners"
Have a look under "Sport" and if the shop is any good you may find a book like
"How to use your bike to get to work and do your shopping" .
Sumanitu taka owaci
Carfree since '82. Grrr!
The public libraries in my part of the US have a good selection of books on cycling--and I've read a lot of them. But as libraries abandon useful books in favor of audiotapes, DVD's, and romance novels, this is bound to change...