The C.O.N.I. Manual is the original cycling bible published by F.I.A.C. and the Italian Central Sports School in Rome, 1972. These very rare and long out of print manuals, and if ever for sale now, cost anywhere from $100-$250 each. We have several in pristine condition, though none are for sale.
Sand Creek Sports, Inc. will be "pdfing" this most famous cycling manual and putting it here. Adobe Acrobat Reader is needed to open the files and its best
to use Windows/Internet Explorer.
Part I. Cycling and it's Scientific Applications
Chapter 1. History of the Bicycle
Chapter 2. Sports Hygiene
Chapter 2 (623 kb)
Chapter 3. Physiopatholgy of Cycling
Chapter 3 (1.08 mb)
Chapter 4. Nutrition and Feeding
Chapter 5. Massotherapy
Part II. The Bicycle
Chapter 1. Cycling Mechanics
Chapter 2. Maintenance of the Bicycle
Chapter 3. Tubular Tyres
Chapter 4. Ratios
Chapter 5. Modalities for Constructing a Frame
Part III Cycling Technique
Chapter 1. Biomechanics of Pedaling
Chapter 2. Position on the Bicycle
Part 3 Chapter 2 (3.27 mb )
Chapter 3. Perfomance
Chapter 4. Resistances
This manual requires Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download it here.