Across America by Bicycle: Alice and Bobbi's Summer on Wheels

Alice Honeywell (Author) Bobbi Montgomery (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$24.95
Publisher
University of Wisconsin Press
Publish Date
October 12, 2010
Pages
300
Dimensions
6.1 X 0.68 X 9.06 inches | 0.91 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780299248840
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About the Author

Alice Honeywell, a retired editor, is a writing consultant in Madison, Wisconsin. She is a member of Dane County's Bombay Bicycle Club and has led a number of tours for the Sierra Club's National Outings Program and other groups. Bobbi Montgomery, a retired English teacher, supervises and trains teachers throughout Ohio. She is a member of the Gears4Beers Cycling Club and Cincinnati Cycling Club. The authors are dreaming of another cross-country bike trip, this one from north to south, border to border.

Reviews

"A heartfelt account of crossing America on two wheels from a pair of gutsy women. Alice and Bobbi prove it's never too late to put a dream into high gear, to let the road reveal a country and the true meaning of friendship."--Joe Kurmaskie, author of "Metal Cowboy, Momentum Is Your Friend "and" Mud, Sweat, and Gears"

A heartfelt account of crossing America on two wheels from a pair of gutsy women. Alice and Bobbi prove it s never too late to put a dream into high gear, to let the road reveal a country and the true meaning of friendship. Joe Kurmaskie, author of "Metal Cowboy, Momentum Is Your Friend "and" Mud, Sweat, and Gears""

"Told with panache and a wholesome, modest sensibility, Honeywell and Montgomery s voyage became a supreme exercise in patience, determination, self-sufficiency and unwavering friendship. And the daring duo isn t finished a north-south, border-to-border trip is in the works. Exhilarating fun and good motivation for armchair adventurers." "Kirkus Reviews""

"How can you not like this book? . . . Alice and Bobbi are immensely likable people; their cheerfulness and determination bring a smile to your face. When you finish the book, you might think: well, that was a lot of fun; maybe I ought to do something similar." "Booklist""

"[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 equipment, time management, and the ever-important aspect of all cycling journeys locating and consuming lots of food. . . . Readers will find this an easy and inspiring read." "Library Journal "
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A heartfelt account of crossing America on two wheels from a pair of gutsy women. Alice and Bobbi prove it s never too late to put a dream into high gear, to let the road reveal a country and the true meaning of friendship. Joe Kurmaskie, author of Metal Cowboy, Momentum Is Your Friend and Mud, Sweat, and Gears

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"Told with panache and a wholesome, modest sensibility, Honeywell and Montgomery s voyage became a supreme exercise in patience, determination, self-sufficiency and unwavering friendship. And the daring duo isn t finished a north-south, border-to-border trip is in the works. Exhilarating fun and good motivation for armchair adventurers." Kirkus Reviews

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"How can you not like this book? . . . Alice and Bobbi are immensely likable people; their cheerfulness and determination bring a smile to your face. When you finish the book, you might think: well, that was a lot of fun; maybe I ought to do something similar." Booklist

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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 equipment, time management, and the ever-important aspect of all cycling journeys locating and consuming lots of food. . . . Readers will find this an easy and inspiring read." Library Journal

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