BICYCLING AROUND THE WORLD: Tire Tracks For Your Imagination / Everything You Need to Know About Touring

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Nowhere in the world can you bearrested for having too much fun while riding a bicycle! Unless, of course, youread 'BICYCLING AROUND THE WORLD'! Whether you're 'flying' over 15,000 footpasses with two condors in the Andes, riding with an emuin the Australian Outback, facing a king cobra in Nepal or meeting a manwalking across America on his hands, Wooldridge carries readers into theastounding world of long distance bicycle touring. From the first chapter to thelast, you're riding on the edge of your seat with laughter and wonder. This isthe best of 26 years in the saddle. If you've never smelled the breath of agrizzly bear in camp, you will. You'll find out how he discovered the'Voluptuousness of Living'. Wooldridge meets fascinating men and women fromaround the globe that will astound and inspire you. This book mesmerizes readers withanimal stories that bring a smile to your face. It will pain your mind andheart seeing the Third World. It chills you with a once-in-a-lifetime ride in Antarcticawhere you'll meet a family of Emperor penguins. Along the way, you'll find outthat you have to go without a mirror, sometimes, in order to see yourself. Thegreatest aspect of this book comes from--expectation! Not since 'Miles From Nowhere' has a writer captured the Zen and Art ofBicycle Adventure as well as Wooldridge. Not only that, you enjoy a finalsection--'EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT LONG DISTANCE TOURING'. He showsyou 'HOW TO LIVE THE DREAM'. You'll have the right bike, equipment, money andtools to ride into your own long distance touring adventures. If you likebicycling, you'll go wild reading this book. If you don't like bicycling,you'll still go wild reading this book.

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About the Author:

Living in Louisville, Colorado, Frosty Wooldridge is an environmentalist, mountainclimber, triathlete, dancer, rafter, Scuba diver,board sailor, racquetball player, skier, writer and photographer. His feature articles have appeared in national and internationalmagazines including...BICYCLING, ADVENTURE CYCLIST, FREEWHEELING and many more.He is the author of 'HANDBOOK FOR TOURING BICYCLISTS'; 'STRIKE THREE! TAKE YOURBASE'; 'ANTARCTICA: AN EXTREME ENCOUNTER'; and 'INTO THE WIND'. His website is: www.frostywooldridge.com

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