Books tagged: cycle touring

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Road Hazards
By Juan LePuen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction
"We'll spend five minutes talking with some people, go from one station to the next with others, live two or three years, or even twenty, with others still. At bottom, though, we do nothing but run into each other (how long doesn't matter), run into each other and always by chance. And always part company."
Mainly in High Gear A cycling guide around Lake Constance
By Neil Forsyth
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,250. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
A cycling guide around Lake Constance, not just the BOSEE route, with excursions to the north, the south and the west of the lake.
Long Road, Hard Lessons
By Mark Swain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Category: Nonfiction
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
"How America Can Bike and Grow Rich, the National Bicycle Greenway in Action"
By Martin Krieg
Price: Free! Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
As I work to actualize the Greenway I envisioned in 1994 in “Awake Again”, this book is set against the national Mayor's Rides we have run since my true comeback story became a book. In this sequel, from the Eagle HiWheel, I show the fun work I have been doing to make the NBG real, the actual Route and what it’s like to ride on it as we celebrate the 16 major cities it passes through.
Riding2Recovery: All around the ragged edges
By Graeme Willgress
Series: Riding2Recovery, Book 2. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,020. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Janapar: Love, on a Bike
By Tom Allen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,150. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
It was the start of a brand new life, but Tom Allen’s bicycle journey round the world takes an unlikely detour when he falls in love with an Iranian-Armenian girl. Written alongside the award-winning documentary film of the same name, Janapar is an honest and life-affirming true story of finding what you’re looking for when you least expect it.
Kamikaze and Other Stories
By Juan LePuen
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 33,560. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014 by Fario. Category: Fiction
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.