Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling

Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Road Cycling
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
This is your complete guide to Road Cycling at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about road cycling, who is on the American Olympic team and which athletes to expect in the fight for the podium. This guide is your complete insider look at Road Cycling in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic Road cyclist!
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Watch Your Line: Techniques to Improve Road Cycling Skills (Second Edition)
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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.
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.
Bicycling for Fitness and Fun
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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.
How To Mountain Bike - Your Step-By-Step Guide To Mountain Biking
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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.
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.
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.
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...
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!