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The Cordillera By Eric Bruntjen
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From the Canadian Rockies to the deserts of New Mexico the Cordillera features engaging stories from the longest, most grueling mountain bike races in the world. Follow world-class athletes as they... More > dash from Canada to Mexico, unsupported, while fighting temperature extremes, sleep deprivation, mechanical breakdowns and physical and emotional hardship along the way. At times nerve-racking and heart-breaking, but also touching and inspiring, this collection explores the heart of human endurance. In these pages, you'll discover men and women who are obsessed with seconds in the 2,700-mile long course. You'll meet a spouse left behind to wait and wonder. You'll travel to the Arctic Circle, where a young racer stumbles upon a decades-old mystery from the "World's Toughest Bike Race," and much more.< Less
The Cordillera By Eric Bruntjen
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From the Canadian Rockies to the deserts of New Mexico the Cordillera features engaging stories from the longest, most grueling mountain bike races in the world. Follow world-class athletes as they... More > dash from Canada to Mexico, unsupported, while fighting temperature extremes, sleep deprivation, mechanical breakdowns and physical and emotional hardship along the way. At times nerve-racking and heart-breaking, but also touching and inspiring, this collection explores the heart of human endurance. In these pages, you'll discover men and women who are obsessed with seconds in the 2,700-mile long course. You'll meet a spouse left behind to wait and wonder. You'll travel to the Arctic Circle, where a young racer stumbles upon a decades-old mystery from the "World's Toughest Bike Race," and much more.< Less
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The Cordillera V3 By Eric Bruntjen
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The Cordillera is an annual collection of the best literature and art from the world of Divide Racing. Each spring we highlight the struggles and triumphs of athletes who race, unsupported and nearly... More > non-stop, from Canada to Mexico on dirt. This year's edition of the Cordillera is all about diversity. The diversity of experience, the diversity of place the diversity of people encountered in the world's toughest mountain bike race. To borrow from Henry James, 'all human life is there'.< Less
The Cordillera Volume 4 By Christopher R. Bennett
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Early each June the world's toughest mountain bike race kicks off from Banff, Canada. The racecourse follows dirt roads, muddy tracks and snow covered mountains along the Continental Divide to the... More > Mexican border; 2,700 miles in total. This race, this cannonball run of pain, is called the Tour Divide and it is unique in the world of sport: the clock never stops and no outside support is allowed. The Cordillera is the journal of the Tour Divide. The Cordillera Volume 4 is about things that break– broken bodies, broken bikes and broken spirits. Between these covers are tales of people at their lowest, their most physically and emotionally depleted. But the Cordillera Volume 4 is also about fixing, about getting busy and racing south. You will be amazed and heartened by the true stories in this volume. You will laugh and possibly cry as athletes plumb the depths of their endurance and then live to share it with you.< Less
The Cordillera - Volume 5 By Christopher Bennett
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Each early June the world's toughest mountain bike race kicks off from Banff Canada. The race course follows dirt roads, muddy tracks, and snow covered mountains along the Continental Divide to the... More > Mexican border, some 2,700 miles in total. This race, this cannonball run of pain, is called the Tour Divide and is unique in the world of sport: the clock never stops and no outside support is allowed. The Cordillera is the journal of the Tour Divide. The Cordillera is about things that break - broken bodies, broken bikes, broken spirits. Between these covers are people at their lowest, their most physically and emotionally depleted. Volume 5 of The Cordillera describes the 2013 race. But as always, the Cordillera is about focusing and getting on with the job of trying to reach Antelope Wells. Even if your frame has cracked and is being held together by duct tape. The common thread to all stories is the incredible strength of the human spirit, and what can be achieved if we really try.< Less
The Cordillera Volume 1 By Eric Bruntjen
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The Cordillera is the literary journal of Divide Racing. Between these pages you will find stories of competition, drama and humor that can only come from The Divide: A racecourse stretching from... More > border to border, from desert to mountain and heart to heart. You will ride along with determined athletes as they negotiate snow covered peaks in the Rockies and an alkaline wasteland across the Great Basin. You will meet an artist who questions his own life in New Mexico, a young racer dealing with poor decisions in Montana and a gifted female rider who discovers hidden joy on the Fourth of July. You will be treated to the long and sometimes tragic history of bicycles on The Divide and so much more. These are the stories of The Divide and the people who race there. All proceeds from this volume go to benefit the Adventure Cycling Association.< Less
The Cordillera Volume 1 By Eric Bruntjen
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The Cordillera is the literary journal of Divide Racing. Between these pages you will find stories of competition, drama and humor that can only come from The Divide: A racecourse stretching from... More > border to border, from desert to mountain and heart to heart. You will ride along with determined athletes as they negotiate snow covered peaks in the Rockies and an alkaline wasteland across the Great Basin. You will meet an artist who questions his own life in New Mexico, a young racer dealing with poor decisions in Montana and a gifted female rider who discovers hidden joy on the Fourth of July. You will be treated to the long and sometimes tragic history of bicycles on The Divide and so much more. These are the stories of The Divide and the people who race there. All proceeds from this volume go to benefit the Adventure Cycling Association.< Less
From The Rio De La Plata To The Cordilleras By Marlies Bugmann, Karl Friedrich May
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(Direct: karl-may-friends.net) (Hardcover/dust jacket format of the combined volumes 1 and 2.) From The Rio De La Plata To The Cordilleras. When Charley arrives in Montevideo he receives a visit by a... More > peculiar gentleman. The country is in turmoil and a rebellion is in the making. He comes face to face with Lopez Jordan after having been ambushed and dragged in fetters to the head quarters of the feared usurper. Charley faces execution but outsmarts Lopez Jordan's army of rebels. Later, he and his friends become separated in the Gran Chaco during an attack by a group of hostile Mbocovi. Together with the only remaining comrade, he unlocks the secret of the old desierto and frees his friends from the Isleta del Circulo, a prison island in the middle of an alligator-infested swamp. Then, once more they pick up the trail of the Peruvian treasures and head into the Bolivian Andes to hunt down the evil el sendador - the final confrontation at the Pampa de Salinas has yet one more surprise in store for Charley.< Less