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Cycling Touring Guide : revised edition.

Author: Harold Briercliffe
Publisher: New York : Pavilion Books Company Limited, 2012.
Series: Cycle Touring Guides.
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The revised edition of the classic cycling guide by Harold Briercliffe of 1950. Used as the inspiration for the Britain by Bike television series and a vital part of the award-winning Britain by Bike book by Jane Eastoe, the original book is reproduced along with suggested cycling routes in the Central England region for today's cyclists. Harold Briercliffe was the Alfred Wainwright of cycling and his books provide  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Guidebooks
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Briercliffe, Harold.
Cycling Touring Guide: Southern England.
New York : Pavilion Books Company Limited, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Briercliffe
ISBN: 9781849940665 1849940665
OCLC Number: 896800165
Description: 1 online resource (221 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; Copyright; CONTENTS; Introduction by Mark Jarman; Preface by Harold Briercliffe; Chapter I-THE THAMES VALLEY AND THE COTSWOLDS; Introduction; Approaches; Tour of the Thames Valley and the Cotswolds; Brief Gazeteer; Nearby Touring Districts; Cycling in the Thames Valley and Cotswolds today; Chapter II-THE ISLE OF WIGHT; Approaches; Three-day Tour; Round the Island; Across the Isle to Carisbrooke Castle; Over the Downs; Cycling in the Isle of Wight today; Chapter III-THE NEW FOREST; Approaches; In the New Forest; Cycling in the New Forest today. Chapter IV-BETWEEN LONDON AND THE SOUTH COASTTo Portsmouth; To Chichester; To Chichester (and Portsmouth) by Petworth; To Arundel (for Bognor or Littlehampton); To Worthing; To Brighton (via Horsham); To Brighton; To Eastbourne; To Brighton (via New Chapel); To Lewes, Newhaven and Seaford; London to Eastbourne (by Tunbridge Wells); To Battle and Hastings; To Rye; To Folkestone; To Canterbury, Dover and the Isle of Thanet; To Margate and Ramsgate; Cycling between London and the South Coast today; Chapter V-THE SOUTH COAST; Approaches; Tour of the Southern Counties. Day and Week-end Runs into KentCycling on the South Coast today; Appendix; Index.
Series Title: Cycle Touring Guides.

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The revised edition of the classic cycling guide by Harold Briercliffe of 1950. Used as the inspiration for the Britain by Bike television series and a vital part of the award-winning Britain by Bike book by Jane Eastoe, the original book is reproduced along with suggested cycling routes in the Central England region for today's cyclists. Harold Briercliffe was the Alfred Wainwright of cycling and his books provide great insight into cycling in various parts of the UK in the 1940s. Harold's fascinating description of the towns, villages and roads of Britain at the time is a joy for all thos.

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