Adventure Cycle-Touring Handbook: Worldwide Cycling Route and Planning Guide (Paperback)
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Short Description for Adventure Cycle-Touring Handbook Practical guidebook for those planning a long cycle-touring trip. Part 1 deals with choosing a bike and preparation; Part 2 covers suggested routes around the world and within each continent; Part 3 (Tales from the Saddle) is a selection of trip reports from round the world cyclist tourists.
- Published: 09 August 2010
- Format: Paperback 320 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781905864256 ISBN 10: 1905864256
- Sales rank: 35,208
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Full description for Adventure Cycle-Touring Handbook
Worldwide Cycling Route & Planning GuideEvery 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. Practical information - Which bike to take, Top ten internationally-available bikes, Setting up your bike for the Big Ride, Load carrying, Bike Equipment Checklist (Tools, Spares & Repairs), Clothing, Camping Gear, Health and Survival Trans-continental route outlines - across Europe, Africa, Asia, North and South America. Tales from the Saddle - first-hand accounts of spoke-bending biking adventures worldwide; battling against the elements on epic journeys. 10 new tales for this new edition.