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Newspaper Bundle
By Diane Strong
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
By Marco Werkhoven
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
By Tim Sutton
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
By Chris Dikes
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
By Marco Werkhoven
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
Blazing Bicycle Saddles
By James Clarke
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
By Alannah Foley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,090. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
0.5 star(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
By R. Randall Schroeder
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
By Jill Homer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
0.5 star(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.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
By Jill Homer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
0.5 star(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.
Like Riding a Bike: On Learning as an Adult
By Alison Wellner
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.
How to Bike America, the Psychology Needed for any Large Undertaking
By Martin Krieg
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
By D. Patrick Miller
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!