Books tagged: cycling

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Me and My Hero
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 65,300. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Starting in Nepal, Tim purchases himself a Hero – the largest manufactured bicycle in the world. He dissects India from north to south passing through some of the poorest and richest regions in India. Me and My Hero tells the story of Tim’s impressions and details the rigour and joy of travelling by bicycle in what is arguably one of the most colourful and fascinating countries in the world.
Cycling to Asylum
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,610. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In a near-future, dystopian New York City, a family is forced to flee. They cross the border by bicycle into Quebec and apply for refugee status.
Coffee - You'll Take It Black and Like It
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Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Nestled in a remote stretch of wilderness, this eerie mountain hamlet is not on Pat Smith’s map. When he and his wife Jane stumble upon it during their cross-country bike race, they decide to stop for a quick bite, eager to get in and get out before their competitors catch up with them. But the only diner in town serves up something they weren’t expecting . . .
The Spokesman
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Death, dirty money and cycling. Faced with the sudden death of his wife and children, ‘The Spokesman’ is a story of how one man takes on a long, difficult, and largely unplanned, journey to try to come to terms with his loss.
Memoirs of a Madcap Cyclist
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,920. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Success Stories Publishing Ltd.. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
It takes more than just riding a bike to make a cyclist. This collection of a hundred stories, each exactly a hundred words long, takes a humorous look at all aspects of life behind handlebars.all sorts of bike rides are covered by this eclectic collection of witty tales. If you've ever been a cyclist, or know someone who is, then you'll love this little book.
Möten med Internet Generationen
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Series: Från Konsumtion till Internet i en Värld av Elektricitet, Andra Boken. Price: Free! Words: 100,020. Language: Swedish. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
En sak som konfunderat mig under de år jag rest är att den unga generationen skiljer sig så enormt från tidigare generationer. Jag hade träffat dem vid flera tillfällen och jag har en son som föddes 1991 vars uppväxt jag följt på nära håll. Varför denna otroliga skillnad? Kunde det vara Internet, och i så fall, varför? Vad är det som gör att vi har en generation som har så hög empatiförmåga?
At Home in the Bushes: Busking, Bikes and the Lure of the Open Road
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,000. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Thompson Crowley was a man with a love of adventure. Not for him, a life of humdrum domesticity and routine. So one day, with his guitar and a few essentials strapped into place, he set out from his home patch near Lincoln and hit the road north. His mode of transport? An old bicycle that wasn't long for this world. This is the charming, funny and occasionally poetic story of what happened next.
On Your Left
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Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Some public servants provide shelter for the homeless, others food for the hungry. Me, I run over cyclists with my car. If not me, then who? Over three dozen to date, and the number keeps growing. I don’t want fame or money for my deeds, but a plate of nachos every now and then would be nice.
The Fox Trails: A Bicycle Adventure Along the Mississippi River
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A true story of a man's quest to live in harmony with nature in modern-day America.
A More Simple Time: How Cycling Saved My Soul
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,710. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
By twist of fate cycling became more than a hobby. It became my beat. As America's top journalist covering US cycling (1989-96), I watched the rise of extraordinary athletes from Linda Brenneman, Alison Dunlap and Dede Demet to Steve Hegg, Bobby Julich and Kent Bostick. They shared their quests, one pedal stroke at a time. It's a ride to the Atlanta Olympics that changed my life and saved my soul.