Books tagged: cycle touring

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Free Wheeling - Tony's Bicycle Book
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,030. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
This is a book about a brilliant invention, the bicycle. It's a book about the joy of cycling, a book that peels back the myths of the cycling fraternity and exposes the bicycle in all its unadulterated beauty. The book is about being a boy on a bike or a girl on a bike and it's overriding message is that the bicycle is for everybody to enjoy. 'Entertaining informative and funny.'
Serenity and Storm
Series: Riding2Recovery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00)
Caught in the grip of the worst storms in eighty years, the place I was in was declared a National Disaster Area. Could I cope with this? Did it spoil an otherwise serene journey? Read on to find out more.
A Slow Tour Through France: From Avignon To Saint-Malo By Bicycle (Mostly)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,430. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
When Marie and her partner Adi spent two months cycling around France with a tent, they just wanted a bit of sunshine for a change. During nearly 2,000 slow miles they struggled with hailstones, hills, bad knees and the scarcity of tea pots - only to find, as if they didn't know it already, that no matter what the weather and the road throw at you, life is still better on the back of a bike.
Where Marmots Dare… A cycling guide to Swiss Route 3: Basel to Chiasso via the Gotthard Pass
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,580. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A description of Swiss Cycle Route 3, the North-South Route from Basle to Chiasso.
Cycle Touring For Beginners: A Guide To Exploring Near And Far By Bicycle
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(5.00)
A cheerful and concise guide covering everything beginners and more experienced cycle tourers need to know to enjoy cycle touring, whether a weekend trip near home or a multi-week tour overseas. If you think you have to ride around the world to have an adventure on a bike, this guide will put your mind to rest, with tips to help you get the most enjoyment possible out of your cycle tours.
Kamikaze and Other Stories
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 33,560. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Translator J. LePuen offers a book of stories of his own. In "Kamikaze," a high-school student discovers the surprising lengths his classmates will go to to ensure they get passing grades. In "Separate but Equal," a basketball game nearly triggers a race riot. Other stories follow their protagonists out of Caddo Parish, La., and into the wider world.
Riding2Recovery: All around the ragged edges
Series: Riding2Recovery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,020. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
(5.00)
The second book in the Riding2Recovery series follows the authors continuing battle to overcome poor mental health and raise awareness of mental health issues through ultra distance fundraising cycle tours. His 2012 journey saw him riding from Lands End in the UK to the far north of the Shetland Isles via Irelands wild and rugged west coast and the Outer Hebrides.
"How America Can Bike and Grow Rich, the National Bicycle Greenway in Action"
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 111,160. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
As Martin Krieg works to actualize the Greenway envisioned in 1994 in “Awake Again”, this book is set against the national Mayor's Rides we have run since his true comeback story became a book. In this sequel, from the Eagle HiWheel, he shows the fun work we have been doing to make the NBG real, the actual Route and what it’s like to ride on it as we celebrate the 17 major cities it passes through
Long Road, Hard Lessons
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 by Tinderbox Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations
(4.00)
A father & teenage son cycle from Ireland to Japan. Physical challenges, border bureaucracy, health scares and traffic hazards were all anticipated. The conflict they faced, spending 24hrs a day together under such arduous conditions was not. On one level, a life-changing travel adventure, this book also takes time to look at the psychological journey made by parents and children. Maps include
Mainly in High Gear A cycling guide around Lake Constance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,230. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A cycling guide around Lake Constance, not just the BOSEE route, with excursions to the north, the south and the west of the lake.