Books tagged: bicycling

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Hard Road to Nirvana, A Solo Bicycle Journey Through Tibet and Along the Himalayas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
Starting in southern China, Matthew cycled alone, unsupported, and without permits, up onto theTibetan Plateau, through the lands of Tibetan Buddhism, along the Himalayas, to finish at the edge of the Muslim world on the India/Pakistan cease fire line. Hard Road is a grand journey through a dramatic and beautiful, yet unforgiving landscape, told with perspective, sensitivity, and insight.
Solo Bicycle Journeys Across Six Continents, The Lure of the Next Bend
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,730. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
Over a 18 year time span, and on six separate journeys, Matthew bicycled solo and unsupported across six continents. Matthew found the hardship, joy, and beauty of his method of travel, and of the lands and peoples he traveled through. This adventure travelogue details all six of his grand journeys across the world and Matthew's journey within along the way. Includes 32 Photographs and 6 map.
Bike Buyer’s Guide: How to Buy Used Bikes on Craigslist and Other Online Market Places
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Written by cyclist commuter, advocate, and popular blogger Joe Goodwill (Average Joe Cyclist), this book is a complete guide to buying used bikes online. Online market places provide a great place to find bargain-priced bikes, providing you know what you are doing. This book will make sure that you have all the knowledge you need to find a great used bike online - and avoid being ripped off!
On the Greenbelt
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016 by Randy Stapilus. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
A long-time Boisean's travel guide to the Boise Greenbelt path system, with background drawn from his forthcoming full-length history of the planning and building of the Greenbelt, one of Boise's most prized recreational features.
Drive, Ride, Repeat: The Mostly-True Account of a Cross-Country Car and Bicycle Adventure
Price: Free! Words: 32,200. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Drive, Ride, Repeat is a journal of a car/bicycle/camping trip, but Macy promises that “if it starts sounding like one of your brother-in-law’s boring slide shows, I will stop this book, and we’ll turn around and go home. I mean it.” Interspersed with the journal chapters, you'll find thought-provoking life tips, stories from the past, and descriptions of Al's wacky inventions.
Riding a Bicycle in Traffic Safely, An Adult Guide
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,640. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: 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.
Pedaling On Purpose
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 152,970. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Imagine an unprecedented, tortuous journey never before accomplished-by anyone. Ken Rogers and friend Steve Anderson quit their jobs to bicycle through every single contiguous lower 48 states in America. With virtually no bicycling experience, training or funding, they pedaled over 10,000 miles raising thousands of dollars helping launch the second chapter in the Make-A-Wish Foundation history.
Two-Stoke Motorized Bicycle Handbook
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
An illustrated how-to guide on building and troubleshooting a two stroke motorized bicycle.
Zen and The Art of Fitness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,380. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
Learn about exercising specifically for the heart, hypertension, arthritis, diabetes, and cellulite for women, and how keeping yourself in top physical and mental condition you will be stronger against illness, infection, and heal faster from injury. The exercises covered in this book include stretching, cardio, strength training, and endurance plus scheduling and motivation.
Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike - Bicycle Rules and Safety
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: 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.