Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling

Doping with RC Cola and a Moon Pie
By D. Patrick Miller
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!
Ghost Trails: Journeys Through a Lifetime
By Jill Homer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
0.5 star(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
By Jill Homer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
0.5 star(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.
Arctic Glass: Six Years of Adventure Stories from Alaska and Beyond
By Jill Homer
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."
Newspaper Bundle
By Diane Strong
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.
The Bicycle Book: Wit, Wisdom & Wanderings
By Jim Joyce
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
By Alannah Foley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,090. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
0.5 star(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 Mountain Bike - Your Step-By-Step Guide To Mountain Biking
By HowExpert Press
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
- How to mountain bike the right way. - Mountain biking jumping secrets revealed. - Bunny hop mountain bike tricks. - Wheelie mountain biking tips. - How to ride the mountain bike on trails. - How to ride the mountain bike on rocky terrain. - Step-by-step mountain biking techniques. - Gear shifting tricks explained. - How to choose the right clothing for mountain biking.
Following the Rhine gently upstream Rotterdam to Basel, a Cycle Tourist’s Guide
By Neil Forsyth
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.
Watch Your Line: Techniques to Improve Road Cycling Skills (Second Edition)
By Alan Canfield
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,060. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
This book presents a systematic approach to improving road cycling skills and efficiency. The author presents the "Four-P's" for Position, Pedal, Precision, and Practice to orient, organize, reinforce, and remind the rider of the principles presented.
How to Bike America, the Psychology Needed for any Large Undertaking
By Martin Krieg
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...
Crossing Europe Northeast To Southwest By Bicyle.
By Tomas Carlsson
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.
LeJog 2013 - Team DIM
By Mark Weber
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
Bicycling for Fitness and Fun
By Edith Eveon Brown
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
This electronic book was developed to share my life story and show readers how easy it is to get fit, make new friends and enjoy an active lifestyle. Learn about different types of bicycles, how to have a bike fine tuned to fit your body type, safety equipment for riding, proper riding attire, bicycle clubs that will teach you how to ride in a group or solo, charity rides, and much more.
Blazing Bicycle Saddles
By James Clarke
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 World’s Biggest Cycle Race
By Paul Stevens
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...
The Bicycle Reader: Number 1 | Summer 2012
By Jack Thurston
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.
One More Mountain: Road Warriors Explore America
By Janet Buckwalter
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.
"How America Can Bike and Grow Rich, the National Bicycle Greenway in Action"
By Martin Krieg
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.
Lands End to John O'Groats - A Self Help Cycle Guide
By Royston Wood
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!