Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling

Doping with RC Cola and a Moon Pie
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Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
The true story of how the author wandered off the track of competitive bicycling, never to return. This shocking confessional reveals the final, dirty little truth behind the Floyd Landis scandal and the rumors swirling around Lance Armstrong: the sport is just too damn hard!
"How America Can Bike and Grow Rich, the National Bicycle Greenway in Action"
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Price: Free! Words: 111,160. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
As Martin Krieg works to actualize the Greenway envisioned in 1994 in “Awake Again”, this book is set against the national Mayor's Rides we have run since his true comeback story became a book. In this sequel, from the Eagle HiWheel, he shows the fun work we have been doing to make the NBG real, the actual Route and what it’s like to ride on it as we celebrate the 17 major cities it passes through
Ghost Trails: Journeys Through a Lifetime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
"Ghost Trails" is the true story of an ordinary person - timid, nonathletic, raised in the suburbs of Salt Lake City - and her unlikely route to one of the most difficult bicycle races in the world, a 350-mile epic along Alaska's frozen Iditarod trail. Through her struggles and intimate confrontations with her fears and weaknesses, she discovers the surprising destination of her life's trails.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
This is an inspiring and often harrowing account of Jill Homer's record-breaking, 2,740-mile mountain bike ride from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide. The book follows the thrilling adventure, grueling physical challenges, and emotional turmoil of an ordinary person trying to do something extraordinary.
How to Bike America, the Psychology Needed for any Large Undertaking
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Price: Free! Words: 43,550. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
If the undertaking you have before you is a large one, this book is for you! It will help to expand the size of your thinking and establish you in the place where all big accomplishment first occurs, the mind. Reading this book or just select chapters from it will vicariously build for you the mindset needed to pedal long distances on a bike...
Newspaper Bundle
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Price: Free! Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a series of columns written for the Georgetown News Graphic in 2011-2012. The author writes about her experiences while running and biking in the remote area of Scott County in Kentucky. The situations are always comical and often unbelievable.
Arctic Glass: Six Years of Adventure Stories from Alaska and Beyond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
"Arctic Glass: Six Years of Adventure Stories from Alaska and Beyond" is an anthology of thirty-three adventure stories spanning more than six years and places ranging from the frozen Alaska wilderness to the Himalayas of Nepal. Endurance racing, cycling, and self-actualization amid stunning outdoor landscapes are common themes in these compelling vignettes about "The Adventure of Life."
Cycling Widows
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,090. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
CYCLING WIDOWS Lifting the Veil on Living with an Obsessive Cyclist Written by a long-suffering Cycling Widow, this is a satirical look at the world of cycling, and might just save a few marriages – as well as many a bike from being fed into the garden mulcher. A 'must read' for fanatical cyclists & Cycling Widows alike.
Möten med Internet Generationen
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Series: Från Konsumtion till Internet i en Värld av Elektricitet, Andra Boken. Price: Free! Words: 100,020. Language: Swedish. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
En sak som konfunderat mig under de år jag rest är att den unga generationen skiljer sig så enormt från tidigare generationer. Jag hade träffat dem vid flera tillfällen och jag har en son som föddes 1991 vars uppväxt jag följt på nära håll. Varför denna otroliga skillnad? Kunde det vara Internet, och i så fall, varför? Vad är det som gör att vi har en generation som har så hög empatiförmåga?
LeJog 2013 - Team DIM
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Price: Free! Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
A personal account of our bike ride from Lands End to John O'Groats in July 2013
The World’s Biggest Cycle Race
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Series: Steve's Here's How 2!. Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
A keen cyclist and interested in the world's biggest timed cycle race? Find out the inside story here...
Blazing Bicycle Saddles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,820. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the very funny story of six South Africans - mainly writers - who, on a whim, decide to explore "Darkest Europe and bring back to Africa stories about its strange natives". On hired bikes (none had cycled since childhood) they began with a 1 000 kilometre ride down the Danube. Over the years many other regions were explored. The story is told by their not terribly good leader.
The Bicycle Reader: Number 1 | Summer 2012
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 21,010. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
A new collection of quality writing about cycling. In this issue are ten articles written at various moments over the past 130 years, from the very earliest days of the bicycle right up to today. Some are lighthearted, some demand deeper engagement. All are great reads.
Like Riding a Bike: On Learning as an Adult
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Not everyone learns how to ride a bike as a child—although it can sure feel that way to an adult who doesn't know how! This short booklet shares the hilarious story of how one 34 year-old woman learned—at last!—to ride. It also provides the best resources for adults who want to say "it's like riding a bike" and really mean it.
Riding into The Sunrise - Recollections of a bicycle journey across Russia
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 89,390. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Spring 1993. 14 months earlier the USSR had collapsed and with Russia accessible once more Gregory Yeoman and his expedition companions set off on their bicycles to ride from the Baltic to the Pacific. Over 153 days they encountered wild landscapes, wild people, crumbling hotels and Siberia’s two cheeses on an extraordinary adventure through a nation finding itself after 70 years of Communism.
Bicycle Voyages: Elements of a Successful Cycling Tour
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,060. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Ever dreamed of taking off across your state, your country, or maybe even the world on your bicycle? Just you, whatever you can carry, and the road? Then Bicycle Voyages is the ultimate resource to help you make that dream a reality. Emily Metzloff, a seasoned bike tourist and former tour leader, walks you through everything you need to know about planning and executing a successful tour.
The Real World User Guide for ebikes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,940. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
This Real World User Guide tells of the author's (funny/painful) experiences & ebiking realizations whilst electric bike riding some 3500kms on Swiss urban & mountain trails. Hopefully his mistakes, learned the hard way, should help answer all your electric bike questions & help you (or a loved one!) make the right decisions when reviewing, buying & riding an expensive (& fast) electric bike.
Bike the Golden Gate
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
A unique step-by-step bicycle adventure that guides you from downtown San Francisco, along the bay, across the Golden Gate Bridge, down into Sausalito and a relaxing ferry ride back to San Francisco. You'll breeze past 15 of the top sites in San Francisco, including places to stop for photos, activities and lunch or dinner.
Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike - Bicycle Rules and Safety
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
This is a introductory guide for people who quite like the idea of getting on a bike. It does not tell you how to use a power meter, or what ratio of protein to carbs you have to eat after a grueling turbo session. It's just about bikes, and cycling, and fun, and leisure, and safety. It's a no-nonsense, down-to-earth look at bike rules and how to stay safe.
Riding a Bicycle in Traffic Safely, An Adult Guide
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,640. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
The book shows the reader step-by-step exactly how a cyclist keeps safe while riding in traffic. It uses expert advice in "how to" sections, cycling skills, discussion of specific road conditions, personal stories to illustrate important safety points, and references to show the reader exactly how to ride safely and confidently on US roads.