Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling

"How America Can Bike and Grow Rich, the National Bicycle Greenway in Action"
Price: Free! Words: 111,160. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(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
Price: Free! Words: 43,550. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Categories: 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...
Arctic Glass: Six Years of Adventure Stories from Alaska and Beyond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: 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."
Möten med Internet Generationen
Series: Från Konsumtion till Internet i en Värld av Elektricitet, Andra Boken. Price: Free! Words: 100,020. Language: Swedish. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
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?
Cycling Widows
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,180. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
(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.
Blazing Bicycle Saddles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,820. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(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.
Lands End to John O'Groats - A Self Help Cycle Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,930. Language: British English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Cycling from Land's End to John O'Groats is the ultimate cycling challenge in the UK. Ok, there's 900 miles of cycling but the most time consuming part is the planning! This guide is designed to help you through that process, guiding you in the right direction and answering the questions you didn't even know you needed answers to. It will save you a heap of time!
Shalom, Israel!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: American English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(3.00 from 1 review)
This second edition of SHALOM, ISRAEL! is a narrative of my 5½-month bicycle journey from Bellingham, Washington state to Israel aboard a custom-made, long-wheeled-based recumbent. In this book you’ll learn about my adventures on this 7,000-mile trip through eleven American states and eight foreign countries. The book concludes with a list of equipment that I took on the journey.
Riding into The Sunrise - Recollections of a bicycle journey across Russia
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 89,390. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(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.
Long Road, Hard Lessons
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations
(4.00 from 1 review)
A father & teenage son cycle from Ireland to Japan. Physical challenges, border bureaucracy, health scares and traffic hazards were all anticipated. The conflict they faced, spending 24hrs a day together under such arduous conditions was not. On one level, a life-changing travel adventure, this book also takes time to look at the psychological journey made by parents and children. Maps include
The Bicycle Reader: Number 1 | Summer 2012
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 21,010. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
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.
The Practical Guide to Bicycle Touring
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,330. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
The Practical Guide to Bicycle Touring is a comprehensive guide on how to get started in the wonderful sport of long distance bike touring. The authors have spent countless hours touring by bike throughout the United States and across Europe and want to share their experience with you. Designed for both beginners and experienced cyclists, this guide is your complete source of information.
Bicycle Voyages: Elements of a Successful Cycling Tour
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,060. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
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.
Carbon Addiction: Bikes, Words & Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,980. Language: Australian English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
There are plenty of cycling books and blogs out there. But not many see things from the perspective of the rider at the back of the bunch. That's me.
Vagabond on a Bicycle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,640. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(5.00 from 1 review)
This second edition of VAGABOND ON A BICYCLE comprises sixteen articles describing my bicycle trips in/on Route 66, the Santa Fe Trail, the Natchez Trace, the Deep South of the United States, New England, Montana to Alaska, Maritime Canada, Washington state to Israel, Northern Europe, Eastern Hungary, South Africa, New Zealand, Tonga, the Cook Islands, and Central Chile.
Behind Bars
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,220. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
A collection of 14 articles by mountain bike journalist Mike Davis, all originally published in influential MTB magazine Privateer between 2009 and 2013. The articles include interviews with numerous influential bike designers, builders and riders -- Greg Herbold, John Tomac, Keith Bontrager, Mike Augspurger, Rob Vandermark, Jeff Jones and many more.
The Spokesman
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Death, dirty money and cycling. Faced with the sudden death of his wife and children, ‘The Spokesman’ is a story of how one man takes on a long, difficult, and largely unplanned, journey to try to come to terms with his loss.
At Home in the Bushes: Busking, Bikes and the Lure of the Open Road
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,000. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Thompson Crowley was a man with a love of adventure. Not for him, a life of humdrum domesticity and routine. So one day, with his guitar and a few essentials strapped into place, he set out from his home patch near Lincoln and hit the road north. His mode of transport? An old bicycle that wasn't long for this world. This is the charming, funny and occasionally poetic story of what happened next.