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    Britain by Bike (Hardback) By (author) Jane Eastoe, Foreword by Clare Balding

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    Description* The official book to accompany the BBC4 6 x 30min series, Britain by Bike * Includes extensive photography of Clare Balding's cycle rides across Britain * Nostalgic series and book inspired by the classic Cycling Touring Guides of the 1940s * Features 20 cycle routes of varying difficulty in Britain Join Clare Balding on some terrific cycle rides around Britain, whether it's a week-long cycling holiday or an afternoon ride with the family, the book has a cycle ride for everyone. Free-wheeling on and off road - along obscure lanes, bridleways and disused railway lines - Britain by Bike reveals a fresh perspective on our country. Revel in beautiful breathtaking and exhilarating cycle routes and scenery in the six regions of Britain and find out the unusual ways to enjoy these islands, whether it's going to green man festivals, learning local customs or resting up at remote campsites or posh yurts! Share in Clare Balding's practical and cycle-related challenge and learn how to make the most of pedal power with guidance on reading a map, puncture repair, bad weather and tricky terrain. Discover Britain by Bike.


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    Title
    Britain by Bike
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jane Eastoe, Foreword by Clare Balding
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 200
    Width: 145 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 43 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781906388713
    ISBN 10: 1906388717
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: WTH
    BIC E4L: SPO
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: I-TT
    BIC subject category V2: WSQ
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T14.7
    B&T General Subject: 800
    B&T Merchandise Category: TVL
    Ingram Subject Code: TT
    BISAC V2.8: TRV009070
    LC classification: DA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14420
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 92
    Abridged Dewey: 914
    B&T Approval Code: A19900000, A09403000
    BISAC V2.8: SPO011000, HIS000000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 796.640941
    Thema V1.0: WTH, SZD
    Publisher
    PAVILION BOOKS
    Imprint name
    Batsford Ltd
    Publication date
    07 June 2010
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Jane Eastoe has been a journalist and author for 25 years. She has been writing for the National Trust Books list for the last 3 years and was the chief contributor to the National Trust Book of the Countryside, including the regional features. Her other books include Wild Food, Home Grown Fruit and Allotments. She is a softie cyclist, enjoying the Kent countryside, where she lives, on two wheels.
    Review quote
    This charming guide charts Balding's progress around Britain's finest routes, interspersed with fascinating cultural and historical insights, complemented by a picture archive that'll have all tourers yearning for yesteryear. Countryfile, May 2010.