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First across America by bicycle

Irving Albert Leonard

First across America by bicycle

by Irving Albert Leonard

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Published by I.A. Leonard in [United States] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titles1st across America by bicycle.
Statementby Irving A. Leonard.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 90/00247 (G)
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 13 p. :
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2001019M
LC Control Number90888082

  The 10 best cycling books lost fortunes and luck, which culminates in the first modern bicycle. The prose can be a little dry but the illustrations are excellent. this book records the Author: Rob Penn.   For sure, a bike ride across America will require a time commitment, but it doesn’t have to be extraordinary, and the journey can be shaped to meet your time constraints. BIKER HACK: Planning to buy a touring bike, then I highly recommend becoming a member of the Co-Op to get a 10% discount on the purchase of a new bike.

Get started saving for your bike tour across America. If you've been dreaming of a bicycle tour across America, don't let a perceived lack of funds stand in your way. With thoughtful planning, $1, could take you coast to coast across the country. Start saving for your tour now. Ride Journals. Experience our tours through the pictures and words of America by Bicycle's road staff. Get inspired and join us! Cross Country Tours. Fast America South. Cross Country Challenge. Fast America Ride. Across America North. Regional Tours. Great Mississippi River Ride. Great Lakes Tour. Ride the West. Ride the East.

George Adams Wyman (July 3, – Novem ) was the first person to make a transcontinental crossing of the United States by motor vehicle. In , Wyman rode his California Motorcycle Company motor bicycle from San Francisco to New York City in 51 days, finishing 20 days before Dr. Horatio Nelson Jackson, the first person to cross the continent by automobile. The bike ride that Annie Cohen Kopchovsky (a/k/a Annie Londonderry) undertook between and was, The New York World declared, “the most extraordinary journey ever undertaken by a woman.”The married mother of three children under the age of six was attempting to become the first woman to ride around the world by bicycle.


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Across America by Bicycle: Alice and Bobbi's Summer on Wheels Paperback – Octo by Alice Honeywell (Author)4/5(34). Across America by Bicycle is the fun telling of Alice's and Bobbi's bicycle ride from Astoria, Oregon, to Bar Harbor, Maine, the summer after they each retired. Their love of cycling and of the people they met comes through clearly as they share info about hotels and restaurants (good and bad), hills and highways (steep and long), and the changing countryside/5.

I went into reading "Bicycle Across America" by Barbara Siegert with expectations of a self-contained touring book that would give a detailed outline of 5 bike trips across the U.S. Although I thoroughly enjoyed the book, I do not feel that it met my expectations adequately/5(10).

This item: Biking Across America: My Coast-To-Coast Adventure And The People I Met Along The Way by Paul Stutzman Paperback $ Ships from and sold by /5(). Across America by Bicycle: Alice and Bobbi's Summer on Wheels Kindle Edition by Alice Honeywell (Author)4/5(34).

Steve is an avid hiker, mountain climber, bicyclist and explorer of the stunning landscapes of the western USA. He lives under a triumphant sky in Buena Vista, Colorado.

This is his first book. Read more/5(81). Paul Stutzman in his new book, “Biking Across America” published by Revell shows us My Coast-to-Coast Adventure and the People I Met Along the Way.

From the Back Cover: Discover the heart of America on this life-changing, cross-country bike adventure After Paul Stutzman finished hiking the entire Appalachian Trail, he found himself longing /5. Important Updates Regarding COVID Ma America by Bicycle has modified its cancellation policy for the season to provide our cyclists flexibility up to one week before a trip starts.

Find more details here. America by Bicycle is closely watching the Coronavirus situation. So far, we plan on running all our tours unless authorities impose travel restrictions.

The First Big Ride””: A Woman’s Journey, by Eloise Hanner, is the story of the first Big Ride across America from Seattle to Washington, D.C., in the summer of This is not the story of an athletic event so much as it is an inspiration for everyone who sits at a desk and wonders if the time for adventure has passed them : Antonio Cala.

How to Bike Across America. Bicycle touring pro Darren Alff has been one of my go-to sources, via his book, The Bicycle Traveler’s Blueprint, and his YouTube videos on the basics of bike travel.

Bike across America: The Journals shares the story of how one family turned a random comment by a child into the life-changing experience of a family bicycle ride across the 48 contiguous states of the United States of America.4/5(1).

The Guinness World Record (GWR) for fastest circumnavigation of the globe by bicycle is awarded for completing a continuous journey around the globe by bicycle and other means, consisting of a mini km in total distance cycled. InGWR rules changed and the old record of days 10 hours 33 minutes (22, km/14, miles) set by Jay Aldous and Matt DeWaal of Salt Lake City.

Biking solo across the US taught me 10 hard fought lessons. I also got to understand some of the local history of where I was riding through and experience small town America first hand.

My life has been touched by the people I met and I hope that I was also able to make a positive impact on them. How to Bicycle Across America is a solo tour of the southern United States, over 2, miles (4, kilometers) from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean, taking 32 riding days to complete.

The journey was broken into five stages over five years. Flying in and out of each start and finish point, then cycling five to seven days to complete a section that would range from to miles. Thomas Stevens (born 24 DecemberBerkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England, died London, 24 January ) was the first person to circle the globe by bicycle.

He rode a large-wheeled Ordinary, also known as a penny-farthing, from April to December He later searched for Henry Morton Stanley in Africa, investigated the claims of Indian ascetics and became manager of the Garrick.

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W Y M A N. Preface (About the Story) In a young gentleman from San Francisco by the Name of George A. Wyman rode, pushed, pulled, carried, and crawled his "California" brand motor bicycle from San Francisco to New York City.

Cross Country Challenge. The Cross Country Challenge is one of four cross-country bike tours offered by America by Bicycle. Its route is the central offering across the United States. So why pick this one over any of the other routes.

We at America by Bicycle would have to say try them all. It is impossible to say one is better than any of the. Cross Country Challenge is America by Bicycle’s central route across the United States. It is a more moderately paced day tour that averages 80+ miles per day and crosses through 13 states.

The mile route begins with a wheel dip in the Pacific Ocean in San Francisco, California and ends with a wheel dip in the Atlantic Ocean near Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

The First Great American Road Trip Ina former bicyclist, a dog riding shotgun and a retired doctor looking to collect a $50 bar bet embarked on America’s first cross-country road trip.

And before I decided to ride across the country for the first time, I’d never so much as taken an overnight bike camping trip, nor ridden my bike farther than 60 miles in a day.

I had no idea.Cross Country Challenge. The Cross Country Challenge is America by Bicycle’s central route across the United States. This day fully-supported more moderately paced tour averages 80+ miles per day and crosses through 13 states.

The mile route begins with a wheel dip in the Pacific Ocean in San Francisco, California and ends with a.The Memory of Running is a beautiful and sad piece of fiction.

A modern-day, overweight, middle-aged Odysseus begins a transformative trek across the country, during which he meets odd characters, avoids (and succumbs to) dangers, and regains his life and himself/5.