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  • By hilarygent
    Feb 26, 2010
    An amazing ride. A brilliant read. You do not have to be remotely interested in cycling to enjoy this great book. If you have a bike in the garage it is a must.
  • By Sue Archer
    Feb 25, 2010
    Inspirational. Andy makes it seem so hard, and yet so easy. There are some beautiful little descriptive touches, nad a real sense of what it felt like. A real page turner.
  • By vantagecreative
    Feb 19, 2010
    If you haven't the time or energy to ride a bike from London to Edinburgh and back, 'Barring Mechanicals' can do it for you. Andy's account is manic stuff written in a style that captures the yearly 'race' up to Edinburgh and back and the people he meets on the way. If you like 'against the odds' surreal humour this is a great read. I found myself drawn in and cheering him on. This is a race against the clock and the book paces it very well. Sleep deprivation... Strange food... Scottish water torture... it's all there. Also great graphics that lets you follow his progress and set backs.
  • By allsoppmargaret
    Feb 16, 2010
    A great story of an adventure - full of determination and challenges, spills, laughter, friendship... and the enduring power of zip ties to hold a bicycle together for 900 miles!
  • By sharon.harrison
    Feb 14, 2010
    A truly great read - it kept me laughing for hours.
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Product Details

February 17, 2010
Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink
Black & white
0.58 lbs.
Dimensions (inches)
6 wide x 9 tall
Product ID
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