Adventure Cycle-Touring Handbook

Adventure Cycle-Touring Handbook : Practical Guide to Worldwide, Long-Distance Cycling

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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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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 136 x 208 x 24mm | 499.99g
  • Trailblazer Publications
  • Hindhead, SurreyUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • Illustrations (some col.), maps (some col.)
  • 1905864256
  • 9781905864256
  • 42,945

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...the definitive guide to how, where, why and what to do on a cycle expedition... Adventure Travel Magazine (UK)"

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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. 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."

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About Stephen Lord

Stephen Lord spent the first ten years of his working life as a banker in the City of London before getting on his bike in the 1990s to cycle the world.

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