Bicycle touring in Europe
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Bicycle touring in Europe by Karen Hawkins

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English



  • Europe


  • Bicycle touring -- Europe -- Guidebooks.,
  • Europe -- Tours.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Karen and Gary Hawkins.
ContributionsHawkins, Gary, joint author.
LC ClassificationsD909 .H394 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 184 p.
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5292073M
ISBN 100394484711, 0394709616
LC Control Number72012381

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Eventhough the book was published almost 20 years ago, the bike routes are great. My wife and I have now taken 10 biking trips in Europe; all on our own. We pack up the paniers, check our bikes as baggage, and enjoy days of great cycling. The book is a starter with great routes/5(12). Hi, I’m Darren Alff – the Bicycle Touring Pro. I’m here to help you plan, prepare for, and execute your first bike tour and remove all the guesswork, wasted time, and frustration that plagues so many first-time bicycle travelers! Click Here to Get Started. Hi, I’m Darren Alff – .   Cycling Along Europe's Rivers is a "How To" book on taking self-guided bike trips to Europe that are affordable and easy to organize. The book is based on the author's extensive experience, including over 20 years of annual cycle trips to Europe/5(61). Bike Touring: The Sierra Club Guide to Travel on Two Wheels (Sierra Club Outdoor Adventure Guide) $ $

Self-Guided European Bicycle Touring Made Easy and Affordable Cycle Touring Book "Cycling Along Europe's Rivers" is a "How To" book on taking self-guided bike trips to Europe that are affordable and easy to organize -- based on my 25 years of annual cycle trips to Europe -- with the last six years including my son, starting when he was 8 years old.   And although there isn’t a SAG wagon, you aren’t on a completely unsupported tour: Europe has a well-developed rail network, lots of campgrounds and bike shops, accurate maps, and delicious food in every town. And it is an excellent place to start touring on your own. My best advice is to use routes in the guides when there is a close match to where you want to go, and create your own route at other times. I feel the best book for European touring in general is Europe by Bike: 18 Tours Geared for Discovery, by Karen and Terry Whitehill, published by the Mountaineers. For an overview of bike tours along rivers in Germany (and some neighboring areas), there is Cycling Along Europe's Rivers – Bicycle Touring Made Easy and Affordable. The idea of the book is a good one: if you want step by step directions for an easy bike trip without hills or difficulty in route finding, cycle along river bike routes.

Find a Bicycle trip that explores Europe. There are tours to choose from, that range in length from 3 days up to 31 days. The most popular month for these tours is September, which has the most tour departures. "the route was had a good amount of variety. The guide did an amazing job even though " "Although the tour note said age limit is 4/5(1).   The Story of a Bicycle Touring Adventure Across Europe. by Jason Sickle, Ben Owens. NOOK Book (eBook) $ From the authors of "The Practical Guide to Bicycle Touring" comes a fantastic tale of how Ben Owens and Jason Sickle planned for and completed an entirely self-supported, multi-week tour of the European continent via bicycle and 5/5(1). Welcome to the Bicycle Touring Europe web site. We hope to help people to take a cycling holiday in Europe. We write cycling guides mainly about German speaking countries. Please check our catalogue. Many cycle touring guides seem to describe some shorter tours in better known regions, but neglect large chunks of rewarding and scenic countryside. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, maps ; 20 cm: Responsibility: Karen and Gary Hawkins.