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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 America Can Bike and Grow Rich, the National Bicycle Greenway in Action"
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Price: Free! Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
As I work to actualize the Greenway I envisioned in 1994 in “Awake Again”, this book is set against the national Mayor's Rides we have run since my true comeback story became a book. In this sequel, from the Eagle HiWheel, I show the fun work I have been doing to make the NBG real, the actual Route and what it’s like to ride on it as we celebrate the 16 major cities it passes through.
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."
Crossing Europe Northeast To Southwest By Bicyle.
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Price: Free! Words: 60,230. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
A travelogue of my bicycle tour across Europe in 2013. I crossed Europe northeast to southwest.
The Bicycle Book: Wit, Wisdom & Wanderings
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011 by Satya House Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
The Bicycle Book: Wit, Wisdom and Wanderings is a celebration of the bicycle by people who ride...a tribute to one of the finest, most efficient, most useful machines ever invented. The 25 contributors are talented writers and cartoonists, each with a unique take on bicycling. Whether in critical observation, concern, memorial, fact, or in jest, each story and cartoon is definitely worth a look.
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.
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...
Following the Rhine gently upstream Rotterdam to Basel, a Cycle Tourist’s Guide
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,010. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A guide to bicycling along the Rhine from its North Sea estuary to the Swiss border across the Netherlands, through western Germany and eastern France.
One More Mountain: Road Warriors Explore America
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 60,150. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Sartoris Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
These are the stories of individuals who crossed America, sometimes under harsh conditions, to spotlight individuals with disabilities, share memories of loved ones, or help those in need. This book is a celebration of strength. Of ordinary folks doing extraordinary things with their lives.
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.
Lands End to John O'Groats - A Self Help Cycle Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,930. Language: British English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
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!
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You set the price! Words: 62,320. Language: American English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(3.00 from 1 review)
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 the many adventures and misadventures I experienced on this 7,000-mile trip through eleven U.S. states and eight countries. I’ve also included a list of equipment that I took on the journey.
Riding into The Sunrise - Recollections of a bicycle journey across Russia
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 89,400. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1993 Russia was open for exploration. Gregory Yeoman and his expedition companions set off one Spring morning to traverse this great country by bike. Encounters with wild landscapes, wild people, crumbling hotels and Siberia’s two cheeses provided an extraordinary experience of a nation finding itself after 70 years of Communism and now held together by amazing hospitality and dodgy vodka.
Carbon Addiction: Bikes, Words & Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,980. Language: Australian English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
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.
Long Road, Hard Lessons
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(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
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.
Cycling the Romantic Road from Würzburg to Füssen
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,970. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
The Romantic Road, one of Germany's most famous cycle routes connects Würzburg amongst the vineyards of the river Main to Ludwig II's world famous castle in Schwangau and Füssen along a string of historic cities and villages: Bad Mergentheim, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Dinkelsbühl, Nördlingen, Augsburg and Landsberg am Lech. 11 Maps.
The Practical Guide to Bicycle Touring
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,330. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
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.