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The Cordillera - Volume 8 By Christopher Bennett
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Each June the world’s toughest mountain bike race is held. Covering over 2,650 miles with over 170,000 feet of climbing, the race course follows dirt roads, muddy tracks and snow covered... More > mountains along the Continental Divide from Banff Canada to the Mexican border at Antelope Wells New Mexico. This is the Tour Divide, a unique race where the clock never stops and outside support is forbidden. It is the rider and their bike against the elements—and the internal demons. The Cordillera is the journal of the Tour Divide. 2016 saw the first ever sub-14 day ride. There was an unprecedented number of animal encounters. The weather was torrid. The Cordillera Volume 8 shares the stories of the successes, and challenges, of the 2016 Tour Divide. It shares the experiences of athletes plumbing the depths of endurance, in the transformational experience that is the Tour Divide.< 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
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
Complete Body Weight Training for Cycling By Mariana Correa
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COMPLETE BODYWEIGHT TRAINING FOR CYCLING will take you to the front of the pack. Calisthenics are the best way to work out your entire body. Using no machinery, just your own bodyweight you will... More > achieve an incredible physique, boost your metabolism and become an amazing cyclist. From legs, back and chest, to abs and arms, we’ve covered everything with body weight exercises and body weight workouts. Calisthenics are currently the latest trend in fitness training and for obvious reasons: - Affordable: No need to spend on gyms or machinery - Convenient: You have the flexibility to train anywhere and anytime - Privacy: No crowds, no interruptions and no peacocking - Guaranteed Results: Every exercise uses multiple muscle groups, gets your heart rate pumping and burns heaps of calories If your goal is to stay healthy and lean, training and the proper diet are essential to succeed. In this book you will find included 50 Vegan recipes you can enjoy anytime and anywhere, just like your workouts.< 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
Trail Magic and the Art of Soft Pedaling By Scott Thigpen
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Known as one of the toughest races in the world, the Tour Divide is an unsupported off-road event. If your tire is flat, you fix it. If you run out of water, you must find more. If you’re... More > caught in the middle of nowhere, exhausted and blurry-eyed? Find a spot to nap amidst nature and try not to bother the Grizzlies. Starting from zero, Scott trained for two years while maintaining a busy family life, a freelance career illustrating for the Wall Street Journal and The Atlanta Journal Constitution, and a teaching gig at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Scott was preparing for the ride of his life. In June of 2013, he climbed on that bicycle again, this time to race against 167 other people from all over the world on a trek that would take him from Canada to Mexico in 22 days. Captured through Scott’s vivid words and wondrous illustrations, this is the tale of one man’s quest to break free of the typical life and conquer his wildest dream.< Less
Trail Magic and the Art of Soft Pedaling By Scott Thigpen
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Known as one of the toughest races in the world, the Tour Divide is an unsupported off-road event. If your tire is flat, you fix it. If you run out of water, you must find more. If you’re... More > caught in the middle of nowhere, exhausted and blurry-eyed? Find a spot to nap amidst nature and try not to bother the Grizzlies. Starting from zero, Scott trained for two years while maintaining a busy family life, a freelance career illustrating for the Wall Street Journal and The Atlanta Journal Constitution, and a teaching gig at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Scott was preparing for the ride of his life. In June of 2013, he climbed on that bicycle again, this time to race against 167 other people from all over the world on a trek that would take him from Canada to Mexico in 22 days. Captured through Scott’s vivid words and wondrous illustrations, this is the tale of one man’s quest to break free of the typical life and conquer his wildest dream.< Less
Ghost Trails By Jill Homer
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Most sports become inspirational when extraordinary people excel at ordinary things. In ultra-endurance racing, ordinary people must excel at extraordinary things. "Ghost Trails" is the... More > true story of an ordinary person - timid, nonathletic, raised in the suburbs of Salt Lake City - and her unlikely route to one of the most difficult bicycle races in the world, a 350-mile epic along Alaska's frozen Iditarod trail. Through her struggles and intimate confrontations with her fears and weaknesses, she discovers the surprising destination of her life's trails.< Less
Running Across America: A True Story of Dreams, Determination, and Heading for Home By Dave McGillivray & Nan Feehrer
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Illustrated by Hui Li. As a teenager, Boston Marathon Race Director Dave McGillivray heard a news story about a person biking across the United States. “What a great idea!” he thought.... More > “But instead of a bike, I’ll use my sneakers!” Thus begins the funny, touching, true story of McGillivray’s 80-day, 3452-mile run from Medford, Oregon, to his hometown of Medford, Massachusetts, in 1978. In Running Across America: A True Story of Dreams, Determination, and Heading for Home, McGillivray tells the tale of how he braved the Sierra and Rocky Mountains, millions of grasshoppers in Nebraska, days of pouring rain in Ohio, the occasional rattlesnake, and persistent sore knees. And McGillivray isn’t running just to chase his own dream. By making the run a fundraiser for the Jimmy Fund, McGillivray joins his favorite baseball team, the Red Sox, in making lives better for kids battling cancer.< Less
The Cordillera - Volume 9 By Christopher Bennett
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Each June the world’s toughest mountain bike race is held. Covering over 2,650 miles with over 170,000 feet of climbing, the race course follows dirt roads, muddy tracks and snow covered... More > mountains along the Continental Divide from Banff Canada to the Mexican border at Antelope Wells New Mexico. This is the Tour Divide, a unique race where the clock never stops and outside support is forbidden. It is the rider and their bike against the elements—and the internal demons. The Cordillera is the journal of the Tour Divide. The Cordillera Volume 9 shares the stories of the successes, and challenges, of the 2017 Tour Divide. This was a year when we lost the former Tour Dividers Mike Hall and JD Pauls. This edition is dedicated to them and the other vibrant souls who are no longer storming the roads, tackling massive climbs, stealth camping in the woods, kicking up dust, raiding convenience stores for calories, and inspiring the rest of us.< Less

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