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Motorcycle Safety (Vol. 1) Accident Free Riding, It's Not By Accident - Proven Techniques To Keep You On The Road And Off The Pavement
Series: Motorcycle Safety. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 21,690. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
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My experience is Accident-Free Riding is a mental exercise 90% of the time, but it's this mental aspect of road riding that's been neglected until now. This book addresses that issue. As a life-long motorcyclist with five decades of riding experience and hundreds of thousands of accident-free miles and an unscathed motorcycle with 140,000 miles, I'll let you decide if what I've learned helps you.
A Gigantic Whinge on the Celtic Fringe
Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 51,680. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
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This is the story of a circumnavigation of Ireland aboard my 27ft yacht in 2011. From the Forth I went round Ireland anti-clockwise, which people tell me is the ’wrong way round’. Most of the journey was sailed solo. I skirted a lot of the bits of the ‘Celtic Fringe’. By sea Celtdom doesn't look so much a 'fringe' as the centre, a fact which I rant about quite a lot
Kilimanjaro: One Man's Quest to Go Over the Hill
Series: World Adventurers Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,020. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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Kilimanjaro: One Man's Quest to Go Over the Hill chronicles the author's attempt to summit Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. At forty years old and on the verge of a midlife crisis, he tried to change his life by climbing a mountain. This book is for climbers and hikers interested in climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and for anyone who feels over the hill and needs to make a life change.
Excuse me, which way is the Baja 1000?
Series: Adventures of Airborne Andy, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,180. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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An aging working man and avid motorcycle enthusiast finds himself with one more chance at real adventure. With off-road riding skills developed as a teenager but unused for several decades, no desert racing experience, and a general purpose motorcycle suited more for commuting than off-road racing, Airborne Andy throws caution to the wind and reaches for the brass ring – The Baja 1000!
Birdies, Bogies and Kiwis: Golfing and Touring New Zealand
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 51,550. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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With 400 established courses, no country on Earth has more golf courses per capita than New Zealand. We’d heard visitors easily enjoy a game without the overcrowding experienced in many other parts of the world. So, when Geoff, my best pal and golfing partner popped the question, I was pretty darned pleased. “A golfing trip to New Zealand? When do we leave?”
Itching After Rovers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,630. Language: British English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
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The story of a football fan embarking on an odyssey following his hometown team by hitchhiking around the British Isles and Europe. It charts the rise of his club from obscurity to English Premier League Champions. Interspersed with tall tales written by the author for his club fanzine, this story should prove entertaining to not only football fans, but also those not interested in sport.
Riding into The Sunrise - Recollections of a bicycle journey across Russia
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,390. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
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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.
Training on Empty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,020. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
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An engaging and honest autobiography of a former elite runner who nearly perished from anorexia, one that also explores the biopsychosocial and sociological aspects of this pervasive, malignant, but ultimately surmountable disease. Brittin's comprehensive account of her tribulations combined with her background in psychology makes this a unique must-read for athletes & health professionals alike.
Bijeg u planine
Price: Free! Words: 37,760. Language: Croatian. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
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„Bijeg u planine“ je knjiga o počecima snowboarda u Hrvatskoj, ali to je isto tako i istinita priča o šarolikoj grupici individua koja je odlučila potražiti jedan drugačiji put. Ti inovativni klinci su okrenuli leđa gradu i svemu što on predstavlja, otisnuli se put planina, snijega i pokušali oživjeti one stare ideale poznate nam iz vremena hippy pokreta ili rock and roll revolucije šezdesetih.
Violence in Rugby
Price: Free! Words: 48,350. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
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This book focusses on unsanctioned violence in rugby, and describes rugby's most renowned violent deeds, profiles infamous players and chronicles the most notorious incidents. It examines violence in the past, how rugby violence is changing in the modern game and its relationship with the criminal and civil law. This is the first book to explore violence in rugby in the widest sense.
A Philosopher and A Firefighter Go Up A Hill
Price: $5.55 USD. Words: 57,770. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
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A father-and-son memoir about a bookworm and a firefighter, a creature of contemplation and one of locomotion, the recollections of a child's journey from infancy to just before his wedding day set against an increasingly treacherous mountain climb. The theme is timeless: What's left for a father to tell and to give his son when that son has already become his own man?
Mind vs Target: Six steps to winning in the clay target mind field
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 42,220. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
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Bob Palmer's highly acclaimed SportExcel system is a revolutionary way to win, and it is changing the way clay-target shooters approach their game in North America and around the globe. No matter if you’re a world-class shooter, a coach, a weekend enthusiast, a beginner or a parent, this book is your handbook to using your very powerful Zone to learn how to win.
Bobbing to the Baltic
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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This is the story of my cruise from Edinburgh to the Russian border aboard my 27ft yacht ‘Zophiel’. In 2012 we left the Forth to cross the North Sea. Though we had intended to go to Denmark, wimpiness and poor navigation took us to Holland instead. I sailed to the Baltic, cruising the islands of Sweden and Finland as far as Russia. I returned, via Estonia and the east of Sweden, to Holland.
Lost Mountain Stallion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
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Wild horses and Badlands in the Northern Rockies intertwine in a classic adventure of a young woman on the trail of stolen mares. Warned not to ride into the Devil’s Maze, she enters the Badlands and becomes hopelessly lost. She is attacked by a wild stallion and falls into a gorge with no way out. A story of survival and the bond that develops between the young woman and an injured wild stallion.
Vagabond on a Bicycle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,600. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
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This book comprises sixteen articles describing my bicycle trips in/on Route 66, the Santa Fe Trail, the Natchez Trace, the Deep South of the United States, New England, Montana to Alaska, Maritime Canada, Washington state to Israel, Northern Europe, Eastern Hungary, South Africa, New Zealand, Tonga, the Cook Islands, and Central Chile.
Plowshares Into Swords: Musings of a Different Drummer
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
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This book is a compilation of articles written by the author under the column entitled "Tactics and Training" for S.W.A.T. Magazine from June 2004 through May 2013. The book is not and makes no claim to be, any form of instructional manual. It consists of articles which contain the author's personal opinions on issues as he feels they relate to current tactics, strategy and firearms training.
Just Another Race Horse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,910. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
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Sonny is JUST ANOTHER RACE HORSE with a story to tell that will open a well of emotion in your soul and melt your heart as you read each endearing page of his young life! His life story is told from his own perspective and he talks about his experiences with the dark side of horse racing - where being drugged, overworked and exploited is considered normal for many horses.
Small Time: A Life in the Football Wilderness
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,420. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
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In 1988, 23-year-old American goalkeeper Justin Bryant thought a glorious career in professional soccer awaited him. But professional soccer, he found, is rarely easy. Small Time is the story of a life spent mostly in the backwaters of the game, battling numerous issues, but experiencing fleeting moments of triumph that no amount of money can buy. "A Fabulous Book" Neville Southall
Rookies in the Wild
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
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A journey into the wilderness will reconstitute a lost soul. At least that's the theory. But when a newly unemployed dad decides to take his teenage son on a life-affirming backpacking trip along the Pacific Crest Trail, he unleashes deep-rooted fears of the unknown. Cougars, Bigfoot, and iliotibial syndrome are con-conspirators in this true comic misadventure set in the Trinity Alps Wilderness.
John Muir Trail 56 Days of Crazy Adventure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,830. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
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In June of 1984 with limited hiking skills, everyday is a learning experience. The wilderness is the classroom, and nature is the teacher. The journey began as a summer trail challenge but, ends up being a life changing experience. This is a John Muir Trail journal recounting the adventures and events of a 56 day, 221 mile, solo backpacking trip along California’s Sierra Nevada Mountain range.