Bicycle Touring Books



Inspirational Bicycle Touring Books

  Changing Cadence: Meditations on Life, Family and Country from a Leather Bicycle Seat  - March 28, 2014  When the company where he worked was acquired in the midst of one of the country's most severe recessions, Mike Dillon found himself without a job. It’s a story common to many, but Dillon's response was far from expected. Instead of searching for new employment, he bought a bicycle, loaded it with camping gear and pedaled alone across the United States.    $8.15 Kindle     |       $12.95 Paperback

Changing Cadence: Meditations on Life, Family and Country from a Leather Bicycle Seat - March 28, 2014

When the company where he worked was acquired in the midst of one of the country's most severe recessions, Mike Dillon found himself without a job. It’s a story common to many, but Dillon's response was far from expected. Instead of searching for new employment, he bought a bicycle, loaded it with camping gear and pedaled alone across the United States.

$8.15 Kindle    |    $12.95 Paperback

  Old Man on a Bicycle: A Ride Across America and How to Realize a More Enjoyable Old Age  -   June 10, 2014  When Don Petterson, a former American ambassador, told family and friends he intended to ride a bicycle from New Hampshire to San Francisco, most of them questioned his judgment, if not his sanity. He was in his seventies, hadn't been on a bike for years, and had never ridden more than a few miles at a time.    $5.26 Kindle     |     $13.95 Paperback

Old Man on a Bicycle: A Ride Across America and How to Realize a More Enjoyable Old Age - June 10, 2014

When Don Petterson, a former American ambassador, told family and friends he intended to ride a bicycle from New Hampshire to San Francisco, most of them questioned his judgment, if not his sanity. He was in his seventies, hadn't been on a bike for years, and had never ridden more than a few miles at a time.

$5.26 Kindle    |    $13.95 Paperback

  Epic Bike Rides of the World  (Lonely Planet) September 20, 2016  Discover 200 of the best places to ride a bike. From family-friendly, sightseeing urban rides to epic adventures off the beaten track. Destinations range from France and Italy, for the world's great bike races, to the wilds of Mongolia and Patagonia. These journeys will inspire - whether you are an experienced cyclist or just getting started.    $17.30 Kindle    |    $23.12 Hardcover

Epic Bike Rides of the World
(Lonely Planet) September 20, 2016

Discover 200 of the best places to ride a bike. From family-friendly, sightseeing urban rides to epic adventures off the beaten track. Destinations range from France and Italy, for the world's great bike races, to the wilds of Mongolia and Patagonia. These journeys will inspire - whether you are an experienced cyclist or just getting started.

$17.30 Kindle   |   $23.12 Hardcover

  Biking Across America: My Coast-to-Coast Adventure and the People I Met Along the Way  - May 15, 2013  After taking readers down the Appalachian Trail, Paul Stutzman brings them on a new adventure, biking from Neah Bay, Washington, to Key West, Florida, encountering fascinating people along the way.    $5.28 Kindle     |     $11.42 Paperback   $23.07 Audio CD      

Biking Across America: My Coast-to-Coast Adventure and the People I Met Along the Way - May 15, 2013

After taking readers down the Appalachian Trail, Paul Stutzman brings them on a new adventure, biking from Neah Bay, Washington, to Key West, Florida, encountering fascinating people along the way.

$5.28 Kindle    |    $11.42 Paperback
$23.07 Audio CD   
 


Bicycle Touring Complete Guides

  Basic Illustrated Bike Touring and Bikepacking  October 1, 2015  Richly illustrated and information-packed tools for the novice or handy reference for the veteran, BASIC ILLUSTRATED books distill years of knowledge into affordable and visual guides. Whether you’re planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, the BASIC ILLUSTRATED series shows you what you need to know.   $10.29 Kindle    |    $11.27 Paperback

Basic Illustrated Bike Touring and Bikepacking October 1, 2015

Richly illustrated and information-packed tools for the novice or handy reference for the veteran, BASIC ILLUSTRATED books distill years of knowledge into affordable and visual guides. Whether you’re planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, the BASIC ILLUSTRATED series shows you what you need to know.

$10.29 Kindle    |    $11.27 Paperback

  The Essential Guide To Touring Bicycles -  December 18, 2000  Pick the right bicycle for your travels and you’ll be sure to come home with those wonderful bicycle touring memories you’ve been dreaming about. But pick the wrong bicycle and your trip could be over before it has even had a chance to begin.     $15.95 Paperback

The Essential Guide To Touring Bicycles - December 18, 2000

Pick the right bicycle for your travels and you’ll be sure to come home with those wonderful bicycle touring memories you’ve been dreaming about. But pick the wrong bicycle and your trip could be over before it has even had a chance to begin. 

$15.95 Paperback

   Bike Touring Survival Guide - Kindle Edition    Dreaming of a big bike tour? You can do it, and the Bike Touring Survival Guide will help. 

Bike Touring Survival Guide - Kindle Edition

Dreaming of a big bike tour? You can do it, and the Bike Touring Survival Guide will help. 

  The Essential Touring Cyclist: A Complete Guide for the Bicycle Traveler, Second Edition   The classic guide for beginning and intermediate cyclists is back―and it’s better than ever. With the latest on bikes, gear, and training techniques and new sections on short tours, and touring abroad, this new edition of The Essential Touring Cyclist promises to appeal to a whole new population of aspiring cyclists.

The Essential Touring Cyclist: A Complete Guide for the Bicycle Traveler, Second Edition

The classic guide for beginning and intermediate cyclists is back―and it’s better than ever. With the latest on bikes, gear, and training techniques and new sections on short tours, and touring abroad, this new edition of The Essential Touring Cyclist promises to appeal to a whole new population of aspiring cyclists.


Touring New Zealand

   New Zealand: Favorite Scenic Bicycle Touring Routes    After two tours of New Zealand, the Poes have put together a collection of their favorite bicycling routes. Chosen for their scenic value and pure cycling magic, these routes are described using elevation profiles, route maps, and photo

New Zealand: Favorite Scenic Bicycle Touring Routes

After two tours of New Zealand, the Poes have put together a collection of their favorite bicycling routes. Chosen for their scenic value and pure cycling magic, these routes are described using elevation profiles, route maps, and photo

   Lonely Planet Cycling New Zealand (Travel Guide)     With some of the world's most varied and dramatic landscapes, New Zealand is a cyclist's dream. From the lush semitropical bush and geothermal wonders of the North Island, to the glaciers and icy-blue rivers of the South, we've chosen rides for every interest and ability level.

Lonely Planet Cycling New Zealand (Travel Guide) 

With some of the world's most varied and dramatic landscapes, New Zealand is a cyclist's dream. From the lush semitropical bush and geothermal wonders of the North Island, to the glaciers and icy-blue rivers of the South, we've chosen rides for every interest and ability level.

   Long Ride for a Pie: From London to New Zealand on two wheels and an appetite    London, February 2001. Tim Mulliner is fed up with English weather and food, and above all is pining for a good Kiwi Pie. So Tim decides to cycle home – to Christchurch, New Zealand, via 22 countries and some of the world’s hairiest roads. This is the story of his trip.

Long Ride for a Pie: From London to New Zealand on two wheels and an appetite

London, February 2001. Tim Mulliner is fed up with English weather and food, and above all is pining for a good Kiwi Pie. So Tim decides to cycle home – to Christchurch, New Zealand, via 22 countries and some of the world’s hairiest roads. This is the story of his trip.

   Two Wheels Around New Zealand: A Bicycle Journey on Friendly Roads    Scott Bischke and Katie Gibson have done what many of us dream. They quit their jobs and traded their possessions for a year of travel and simplicity. During the course of their journey, Scott and Katie biked more than 8,000 kilometers and experienced much of New Zealand's culture and beauty.

Two Wheels Around New Zealand: A Bicycle Journey on Friendly Roads

Scott Bischke and Katie Gibson have done what many of us dream. They quit their jobs and traded their possessions for a year of travel and simplicity. During the course of their journey, Scott and Katie biked more than 8,000 kilometers and experienced much of New Zealand's culture and beauty.

   Long Cloud Ride    After two months on board a Russian container ship sailing 15,000 miles across the world, Josie finally arrives in New Zealand with her bike. Over the next nine months she cycles 10,000 kilometres all over North and South Islands    

Long Cloud Ride

After two months on board a Russian container ship sailing 15,000 miles across the world, Josie finally arrives in New Zealand with her bike. Over the next nine months she cycles 10,000 kilometres all over North and South Islands

 

   Mountain Biking in the South Island: 38 Great New Zealand Rides (Bird's Eye Guides)     New Zealand is mountain biking heaven, with fantastic opportunities on the doorstep of most urban areas, as well as superb wilderness riding to be had in the backcountry. It is no surprise therefore, that mountain biking has become enormously popular in recent decades, and the people who regularly ride in New Zealand number in the hundreds of thousands.

Mountain Biking in the South Island: 38 Great New Zealand Rides (Bird's Eye Guides) 

New Zealand is mountain biking heaven, with fantastic opportunities on the doorstep of most urban areas, as well as superb wilderness riding to be had in the backcountry. It is no surprise therefore, that mountain biking has become enormously popular in recent decades, and the people who regularly ride in New Zealand number in the hundreds of thousands.

   Mountain Biking North: 34 Great Rides in New Zealand's North Island (Bird's Eye Guides)    New Zealand's North Island has a wide range of world-class mountain biking tracks and Mountain Biking North is a guide to 34 of the best of these rides. Selected by expert mountain biker and photographer Dave Mitchell, they range from straightforward and easy rides close to our urban areas, through to hard and challenging trips deep into the wilderness. 

Mountain Biking North: 34 Great Rides in New Zealand's North Island (Bird's Eye Guides)

New Zealand's North Island has a wide range of world-class mountain biking tracks and Mountain Biking North is a guide to 34 of the best of these rides. Selected by expert mountain biker and photographer Dave Mitchell, they range from straightforward and easy rides close to our urban areas, through to hard and challenging trips deep into the wilderness.