Pedal To The Sea
By Gilbert Newbury
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Published: Sep. 22, 2012
Words: 155,690 (approximate)
Pedal To The Sea is the true story of a family with young children on a remarkable 4-month,4,685 mile, coast-to-coast bicycle trip across America pedaling a custom-made Quad, a "tandem" bicycle for two - and two more. Pedal To The Sea vividly portrays the risks, joys, struggles and accidents of fate and faith that inevitably rise to the surface of such a journey.
"You are going to get yourselves killed! You are going to kill your kids!"
Not an auspicious start to a long journey when coming from a very angry stranger. Especially when you know he might be right.
Pedal To The Sea is the true story of a family with young children on a remarkable 4-month, 4,685 mile, coast-to-coast bicycle trip across America pedaling a custom-made Quad, a "tandem" for two - and two more. Pedal To The Sea vividly portrays the risks, joys, struggles, triumphs, moments of humor, and accidents of fate and faith that inevitably rise to the surface of such a journey.
All across America people called out, "Can I come too?" as the family pedaled by. Pedal To The Sea answers "Yes!" by inviting readers along for the ride of a lifetime!
travel on a shoestring
, travel memoir
, travel adventure
, travel with children
, family adventure
, travel north america
, inspirational true story
, faith and character driven
, inspirational adventure
, bicycle expedition
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on Jan. 30, 2013 :
The story is inspirational and makes sense. Full of adventures and interesting characters. Although the author is not a professional writer, he does a creditable job of describing his family's cross-country bicycle trip. Recommended.
(reviewed long after purchase)