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Best bike rides Minneapolis and St. Paul [electronic resource] : great recreatio
Includes road rides, rail trails, bike paths, and single-track mountain bike rides. Most rides are in the 5 to 30 mile range. Maps, color photos, point-by-point miles and directions, and GPS coordinates of starting and finishing points.
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Cover Art: Shift /
Shift
Bradbury, Jennifer.
Imagine biking 3,000 miles across country from your home in West Virginia to California: weather, food, camping, new faces, new places. All great memories, except the argument with your best friend. Now the FBI wants to know.
Teen Fiction BRADBUR
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Cover Art: Bicycle diaries /
Bicycle diaries
Byrne, David, 1952-
Byrne, a musician and visual artist, cycles through Istanbul, Berlin, Manila and his home town of Baltimore, sharing his joy of discovery.
Adult Nonfiction Book 796.64 B 2009
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Cover Art: Gold /
Gold
Cleave, Chris.
How far can a story of rivalry on wheels go? Kate and Zoe may share a level of athletic prowess, but they are polar opposites in every other way. Kate looks like a mum. Zoe looks like a model. Kate is devoted to her little daughter, Sophie. Zoe wouldn’t hit the brakes on her high-speed bike if Sophie were planted right in front of it, or so it seems. Which of them is the real winner?
Adult Fiction CLEAVE
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Cover Art: Burning city /
Burning city
Dorfman, Ariel
In New York, just before September 11, athletic cyclist Heller works for "Soft Tidings", a delivery service specializing in bad news. Highly imaginative and rich in symbolism, this unusual story will engage older, thoughtful teens.
Teen Fiction DORFMAN
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Cover Art: Primal threat : a novel /
Primal threat : a novel
Emerson, Earl W.
Mountain biking in the Cascades brings firefighter Zak and his friends face to face with a rowdy bunch of adventurers led by Zak's former girlfriend. Tempers and wildfires flare at breakneck speed.
Adult Fiction EMERSON
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Cover Art: The rider /
The rider
Krabbe, Tim.
The author lays bare a cyclist's mixture of arrogance and terror, viciousness and camaraderie, during the hundred-and-thirty-seven-kilometer Tour de Mont Aigoual, known as one of the cruellest stages of the Tour de France.
Adult Fiction KRABBE
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Cover Art: Momentum is your friend : the Metal Cowboy and his pint-sized posse take on Amer
Momentum is your friend : the Metal Cowboy and his pint-sized posse take on Amer
Kurmaskie, Joe.
Kurmaskie and his two sons (one on a tagalong bike and the other in a bike trailer) encounter wild horses, thunderstorms, kind strangers, and monstrous RV's while pedaling from Portland, OR, to Washington, D.C.
Adult Nonfiction Book 796.6092 K
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Cover Art: Chasing perfect /
Chasing perfect
Mallery, Susan.
A city planner takes on the challenge of creating jobs in a quaint town in the Sierra Nevada foothills. Unlucky at love, she determines not to fall prey to a former world class cyclist who has been traumatized by a teammate's death. A funny, warm-hearted read.
Adult Fiction MALLERY
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Cover Art: The memory of running /
The memory of running
McLarty, Ron.
After his parents' funeral, with no money, and still wearing a suit, 43-year-old drunk Smithy Ide pedals his ancient Raleigh bicycle out of Rhode Island to rescue his long-lost sister.
Adult Fiction MCLARTY
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Cover Art: A dead man in Naples /
A dead man in Naples
Pearce, Michael, 1933-
During the Italian-Libyan War in the early 1900's, Scotland Yard's Sandor Seymour is commissioned to investigate consulate official Lionel Scampion's murder. The story intertwines details of Naples' lottery, the war, cycling rivalries, and the Mafia-like Camorra society.
Adult Fiction PEARCE
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Cover Art: Just ride : a radically practical guide to riding your bike /
Just ride : a radically practical guide to riding your bike
Petersen, Grant
A wonderfully sane, down to earth and frequently funny guide to riding, maintaining, fixing and enjoying your bicycle. Author Peterson tries to bring biking back to a state of moderation and rationality.
Adult Nonfiction Book 796.6 P 2012
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Cover Art: Outside lies magic : regaining history and awareness in everyday places /
Outside lies magic : regaining history and awareness in everyday places
Stilgoe, John R., 1949-
Informal and chatty encouragement to be unhurried and observant, to open our senses, and to gently dissect our neighborhoods for knowledge of what's hidden in plain sight.
Adult Nonfiction Book 973.01 S
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Cover Art: Around the world on two wheels : Annie Londonderry's extraordinary ride /
Around the world on two wheels : Annie Londonderry's extraordinary ride
Zheutlin, Peter.
In 1890, an immigrant, wife, and mother of three negotiates a contract with a bicycle company to cycle the globe. The true story of self-christened Annie Londonderry illuminates family life, journalism, advertising, and recreation of a transitional era.
Adult Nonfiction Book 910.41 Z
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