Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling

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
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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.
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.
Shalom, Israel!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: American English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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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.
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.
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
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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
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
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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.
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.
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.
Cycling the River Rhine from Basel to the North Sea
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 45,410. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
“Cycling the River Rhine from Basel to the North Sea” starts in Basel and basically follows the left bank of the Rhine through Strasbourg, Karlsruhe, Speyer, Heidelberg, Mannheim, Heidelberg, Worms, Mainz, the Rhine Gorge, Koblenz, Bonn, Cologne, Düssseldorf, Nijmegen, Rotterdam to the Hook of Holland.
Behind Bars
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,220. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
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.
Vagabond on a Bicycle
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,650. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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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.
The Accident: A Bike, A Truck, and A Train
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,310. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
On a morning bike ride, Chris Dikes was struck from behind by a pickup truck. Despite people telling him he was "lucky" to be alive, he found himself locked in a battle with fear, tormented by nightmares. The Accident is an emotional, honest, and sometimes humorous look at one person's battle to reclaim his life and overcome the fears that followed a traumatic event.
Memories of the Great Divide
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,710. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir of two guys ride along the Continental Divide. Their route followed the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route from Banff Canada to the Mexican Border and is listed as the longest mountain bike ride in the world traversing the lower Canadian Rockies, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico ending at the border area of Antelope Wells
At Home in the Bushes: Busking, Bikes and the Lure of the Open Road
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,000. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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.
Cycling On The Sunny Side Of The Moon
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,560. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Cycle touring. Adventure. Get on the road with us for a 2700 mile bicycle ride from San Francisco to Santa Fe, with many awesome pictures. You can enjoy from your lazy chair. Or if the touring fever hits you, you can follow the route with a map at hand, and plan your own tour. This book will, next to a fun ride to read, also give you some tips on preparing and planning for bicycle touring
Fietsen Op De Maan
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,360. Language: Dutch. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Fiets vakantie. Reis met ons mee door het ZuidWesten van de Verenigde Staten, waar we in 4400 kilometer bergketens, woestijnen en zeer verlate gebieden doorkruiste.
Tired of I.T! - How I learned to stop worrying and love the bicycle
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You set the price! Words: 86,000. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Spend every waking minute staring at a computer screen. Throw in some self destructive habits. Stir. Repeat. This weekly routine nearly killed him. In a moment of insanity (clarity?), Dave Conroy quit his computer job, sold his belongings and, buying a bicycle, set forth around the world. He hadn't been on a bike in nearly 20 years but you never forget, right?