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Across America by bicycle : Alice and Bobbi's summer on wheels

Author: Alice Honeywell; Bobbi Montgomery
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : Terrace Books, ©2010.
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"Biking from Oregon to Maine is no small feat, especially for two newly retired women who carry everything they need for three months, powered only by the strength of their legs and a desire for adventure. Alice Honeywell and Bobbi Montgomery invite readers to follow their ride by bicycle across the United States, as they face scorching sun, driving rain, buffeting winds, equipment failures, killer hills, wildfires,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Honeywell; Bobbi Montgomery
ISBN: 9780299248840 0299248844 9780299248833 0299248836
OCLC Number: 586134364
Awards: Commended for IndieFab awards (Travel Essays) 2010
Description: xii, 287 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Through the Columbia River Gorge: Oregon and Washington --
Over the Western Mountains: Idaho and Western Montana --
Across the Northern Plains: Eastern Montana and North Dakota --
Through the Upper Midwest: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Indiana --
Along Lakes Erie and Ontario: Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Western New York --
Over the Adirondacks and across New England: Eastern New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine.
Responsibility: Alice Honeywell and Bobbi Montgomery.

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Full speed ahead after 50! The summer after they retired, Honeywell and Montgomery rode their bicycles from Oregon to Maine. They invite readers to follow their journey of 3,600 miles as they  Read more...

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"[The authors] explore what it means to live the pared-down existence of loaded touring as they pedal slowly enough to enjoy the beauty of the country. Honeywell and Montgomery also discuss their Read more...

 
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