Adventure Cycle-Touring Handbook

Adventure Cycle-Touring Handbook
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Every cyclist dreams of making the Big Trip, the Grand Cycle Tour abroad. The Adventure Cycling Handbook is the comprehensive manual that will make that dream a reality whether it’s riding the Karakoram Highway, cycling in Tibet or pedalling from Patagonia to Alaska. So whether you're planning your own Big Trip or just enjoy reading about other people's adventures, the Handbook is guaranteed to illuminate, entertain and above all, inspire.

Fully revised and updated 2nd edition of the indispensable guide for anyone planning (or dreaming) about taking their bicycle on a long-distance adventure. This comprehensive guide will make that dream a reality whether it's cycling in Tibet or pedalling from Patagonia to Alaska. Presented in the same proven style as the classic Adventure Motorcycling Handbook. Contents includes: practical information - which bike to take, top ten internationally-available bikes, equipment, clothing, camping gear, health and survival; trans-continental route outlines; tales from the saddle - first-hand accounts of biking adventures. Illustrations include: 2 full colour maps, 15 black & white maps and town plans, 30 full colour photos, 100 black & white photos, and 12 illustrations.

HorizonsUnlimited reviews:

"The definitive guide to how, where, why and what to do on a cycle expedition..."

-- Adventure Travel Magazine

"Recommended in 'First time...Cycle Touring' by Rob Penn"

--Wanderlust, October 2009
 

Fully revised and updated 2nd edition of the indispensable guide for anyone planning (or dreaming) about taking their bicycle on a long-distance adventure. This comprehensive guide will make that dream a reality whether it's cycling in Tibet or pedalling from Patagonia to Alaska. Presented in the same proven style as the classic Adventure Motorcycling Handbook. Contents includes: practical information - which bike to take, top ten internationally-available bikes, equipment, clothing, camping gear, health and survival; trans-continental route outlines; tales from the saddle - first-hand accounts of biking adventures. Illustrations include: 2 full colour maps, 15 black & white maps and town plans, 30 full colour photos, 100 black & white photos, and 12 illustrations.

 


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