Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling

The World’s Biggest Cycle Race
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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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Riding a Bicycle in Traffic Safely, An Adult Guide
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,640. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
The book shows the reader step-by-step exactly how a cyclist keeps safe while riding in traffic. It uses expert advice in "how to" sections, cycling skills, discussion of specific road conditions, personal stories to illustrate important safety points, and references to show the reader exactly how to ride safely and confidently on US roads.
Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike - Bicycle Rules and Safety
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
This is a introductory guide for people who quite like the idea of getting on a bike. It does not tell you how to use a power meter, or what ratio of protein to carbs you have to eat after a grueling turbo session. It's just about bikes, and cycling, and fun, and leisure, and safety. It's a no-nonsense, down-to-earth look at bike rules and how to stay safe.
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.
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.
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!
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Track Cycling
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
This is your complete guide to Track Cycling at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about track 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 Track Cycling in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic track cyclist!
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.
Surviving a 24 hour mountain bike race
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Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
This is the first in a series of books designed to assist both the solo, team and support crew involved with endurance based events. The examples given during the mini-books are based on actual 24hr races.
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA BMX Cycling
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
This is your complete guide to BMX Cycling at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about BMX, 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 BMX in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympian in BMX!
Off-Season Road Bike Skills Refresher
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
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.
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Mountain Cycling
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
This is your complete guide to Mountain Cycling at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about mountain 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 Mountain Cycling in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic mountain cyclist!
Tour de Ireland (A cycling fan's ride around Ireland)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,870. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Tour de Ireland (A cycling fan's ride around Ireland) is the story of a cyclist's return to his native country. It is an attempt to re-engage with home and re-discover the ancient land of saints and scholars that is Ireland.
Cycling in Europe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Hints and Tips for Touring Cyclists about finding accommodation, hiring a bike, emergencies, route planning, public transport backup, rules of the road and the weather.