Blog posts tagged with 'cycling'

Top Ten Fall Travel Titles
BCY45Autumn is the season for armchair travelers. As the weather cools, the imagination sharpens, ready to transport us to distant lands. We've selected ten travel titles that we're looking forward to curling up with this fall as we dream up new destinations.   Epic Bike Rides of the World. The discerning editors at Lonely Planet organize 200 top places to pedal in this beautifully illustrated coffee table book. From family friendly rides in Buenos Aires to downhill trails near the Arctic Circle, to France, Spain, Mongolia, Italy and beyond, it's sure to contain a spark the interest of any cycling enthusiast.
Tour de France
The 101st Tour de France takes place this month, a 3,664-kilometer cycling challenge that begins in Leeds and runs through Cambridge and London before crossing the Channel to follow along France’s eastern and southern borders, with a grand finish in Paris’s Champs Elysees. Follow the routes of previous tours with the tenth edition of Marguerite Lazell’s Tour de France: The Complete History of the World’s Greatest Cycle Race. This beautifully written history of the world's most iconic bicycle race covers more than 100 years of memorable events, fierce rivalries and feats of endurance.
Books to Bike By
It's practically summer. If you haven't pulled the old two-wheeler from the garage yet, we've got some books to get you back in the saddle. May is bike month and to celebrate we're featuring some of our favorite books about bikes. Fifty Places to Bike Before You Die. Chris Santella showcases a wide variety expertly selected places to bike, from the Dalmatian Coast in Croatia and the Indochina Trail in Vietnam to the urban jungle of New York City.