Adventure Cycle-touring Handbook
[worldwide Cycling Route and Planning Guide]Book - 2010
Worldwide Cycling Route & Planning Guide 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. Practical information #150; 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 #150; across Europe, Africa, Asia, North and South America. Tales from the Saddle #150; first-hand accounts of spoke-bending biking adventures worldwide; battling against the elements on epic journeys. 10 new tales for this new edition.
Publisher: Hindhead, Surrey : Trailblazer, c2010
Edition: 2nd ed
Branch Call Number: 796.64 LOR
Characteristics: 312 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm