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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."
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
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.
Snakeskins and Signposts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,460. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Loaded down with dehydrated rice and beans and her hunger for freedom, Sher pedals 2,000 miles from Bellingham, WA, through the Cascade Mountains to southern OR and back. Strangers are friends, the smell of a forest ravages the senses, every caw from a crow is a sign, and home will never be the same again. Told with humor and candor, this tale keeps readers perched on handlebars leaning forward.
Bike Easy: Top Tips and Expert Advice for the New Cyclist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,650. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Bike Easy is an essential book for new and returning cyclists. It will help you buy the right bike and show you how to get truly comfortable riding it. It covers adults and children's bikes, cycling clothes, maps, lights, locks and luggage. It explains the principles of cycling safely and pleasurably on today's roads and includes topics such as cycle commuting and basic maintenance.
Riding2Recovery: a journey within a journey
Series: Riding2Recovery, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,710. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book tells the story of a man who is on two journeys. The first is a life-long battle with mental health, and the second involves a bicycle. Having suffered a serious breakdown the author returns to cycling after a twenty year gap.Deciding he wants to cycle around the entire coast of Britain, unsupported and alone, the author begins an epic and lifechanging challenge....
Fifty/Fifty and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fifty/Fifty and Other Stories is a collection of eleven outstanding short stories by Northern Irish author Matthew W. McFarland.
Off-Season Road Bike Skills Refresher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Triathalon
During the fall and winter seasons, many cyclists taper their training to a maintenance level. These lower-intensity rides provide a great opportunity to incorporate drills to improve bike-handling skills. This article presents techniques and drills you can incorporate during training rides and focused practice to improve road bike handling skills.
The Last Bike Ride
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 46,980. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Steve Martin attempts to cycle home to his family after surviving a motorway pile-up as he and fellow panicking drivers witness a distant atomic explosion over London. Some sort of terrorist attack had been expected for the last month since Pakistan had fired a small nuclear device over the border to wipe out massed Indian troops. Who was behind the attack? Is this how the world ends?
Taken Hostage At a Convent: A Journey Through the Middle East
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,590. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Interweaving cynicism and insight in a misconceived Arabia. A journey by bicycle, by bus, by ferry and by flight.
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!