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Mountain Biking - Planning An Expedition By Spruce Goose Enterprises
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This ebook has plenty of sound advice ensuring your next mountain bike expedition goes without a hitch!
Cycles, Tents and Two Young Gents By Steve Roach
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Two friends embark upon an expedition through France, cycling from Cherbourg to Perpignan. Over the course of almost 1500 kilometres, they battle through the relentless heat and encounter vampire... More > flies, angry restaurant proprietors and a host of European characters that have made France their playground for the Summer. Along the way, they also contend with a rapidly diminishing cash supply, numerous dodgy camp sites and encounters with various French nutters. They are also forced to deal with perhaps the most difficult obstacle of all - each other! A test of friendship and endurance, ‘Cycles, Tents and Two Young Gents’ puts you right alongside the hardy adventurers as they complete their grueling journey – the only difference is you won’t finish the expedition with saddle sores and an empty bank account!< Less
Søndagsturen By Kim Senger
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A travel book describing the long and exciting journey between Norway's southernmost and northernmost points. Using a combination of skiing, walking and cycling I take you on an adventure of four... More > months through some of the most intense environment of the Earth.< Less
Riding into the Sunrise: Recollections of a bicycle journey across Russia By Gregory Yeoman
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Spring 1993. 14 months earlier the USSR had collapsed and with Russia accessible once more Gregory Yeoman and his expedition companions set off on their bicycles to ride from the Baltic to the... More > Pacific. Over 153 days they encountered wild landscapes, wild people, crumbling hotels and Siberia’s two cheeses on an extraordinary adventure through a nation finding itself after 70 years of Communism. ‘Riding into the Sunrise’ is the story of their journey, the Trans-Siberian Cycle Expedition. 8304 miles through steppe, mountains, forest and swamp, spurred on by mental and physical will power, curiosity and a tremendous sense of adventure. As they headed east, the generosity of the people they met in the city tower blocks and village cabins kept their spirits high and after five months of cycling, as they reached Vladivostok, it seemed they had conquered the great Red Bear. Or had they…? 59 black and white photographs and 8 maps help bring the story to life.< Less
Reynard the Fox By David R. Witanowski
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In a city full of thieves, there are none better than the wily Reynard: a skilled cat burglar, con artist, and master of disguise who preys on the wealthy and powerful. But even a man of Reynard's... More > talents can make a mistake, especially when there's a beautiful woman involved. Now Reynard must embark upon a perilous expedition to steal a fabled gem, accompanied by a motley crew of mercenaries, pirates, and hired killers, each of whom could prove to be deadlier than the voyage itself- and none more so than the mysterious Isengrim, a cold-hearted warrior whose swordsmanship is second to none . . . A gritty adventure that playfully blends suspense with humor, Reynard the Fox is the first in a forthcoming series of books by debut author David R. Witanowski.< Less
ZIG-ZAG TO OZ By Trish Zimmermann
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Join Trish & Hans on the trip of a lifetime as they travel through 15 countries in two separate attempts to reach Australia, first in a Volkswagen bus and second on a motor cycle. Experience... More > their ups and downs in everyday living during their expedition during a total of 19 months.< Less
Runs on the Run By Dean Hebert
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Runners get to experience some things in ways non-runners never will. There’s no two ways about it, what goes in must come out. And running sure expedites the process with unpredictable... More > results. This book is meant to educate as well as entertain. The vignettes are almost too unbelievable to be made up. They have come from around the world. Read carefully to get the full effect. This is also a practical guide to bodily functions and bodily function management for any endurance athlete. We explore the phenomenon of running, cycling and triathlon racing and endurance training; and their effects on going number two. You will find science, myth, anecdotes and magic.< Less
Bike and Boots For Sale By Kevin Smith
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Kevin Smith is a lively character. He enjoys skiing , climbing , canoeing, sailing and cycling. He keeps bees in Prestatyn, where he lives with his wife Jill. When Kevin retired from the Fire... More > Service, he had already decided he was going to walk from Land’s End to John O’Groats. Setting off and returning by bike from Prestatyn his amazing unsupported 3000km journey was carefully recorded in a grubby little diary. Kevin’s trials, tribulations and torments on this expedition are detailed here in a good humoured narrative, the groans and grunts of the weary walker are more than offset by the fascinating tales of characters he met on the way. As for the title . . . don’t you believe it. Kevin was on that same bike only yesterday, he was going for a the Med, and his boots are still in the porch waiting for the next adventure!< Less
The Mistress of Hurstwell Grange By Dilworth Stratton Lovett
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Authentic Victorian revenge cycle: wealthy, privileged author brought up, educated by strict nurses, governesses, cane-wielding teachers, male and female, in England, suffers rough attentions of... More > classmates too. His University landlady takes control, is soon his wife, scandalises family, disgraces him, takes estate, wealth, possessions, life: acquires lover, forces him to watch her cuckold him, ships him off to far Cathay. In China sold at public auction into slavery, becomes toy of Empress, shown terrible tortures, used by ladies of court every way possible, most painful. When they’ve no further use for him, he’s transformed into a women, slips to be common bath-house attendant, then being freed by a military expedition. Prospers on return to England, opens bawdy house, learns news from ancestral estate. Corrupts her son with opium, arranges her trial, disgrace and hanging, after well-deserved flogging on front cover.< Less
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