Lonely Planet The Bikepacker’s Guide to the World

Lonely Planet | Engels | Hardcover | 9781838695019 | 1 maart 2022


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Take your bicycle on the ride of a lifetime with the help of The Bikepacker’s Guide to the World. Discover 75 of the most amazing cycling routes in every continent and use the detailed maps, directions, accommodation and practical information to plan your trip. Lonely Planet’s experts tell you how to prepare, what to take, when and where to go.

Bikepacking is the fast-growing adventure activity that gives people the freedom to discover the world in sustainable and slow-paced fashion on their bicycles. The number of new purpose-built, long-distance cycling routes is increasing all the time and this comprehensive book selects the top 75 to add to your bicycling bucket list. Lonely Planet describes the route in step-by-step detail with a large, accurate map and elevation profile helping cyclists pick a route that suits their experience. The routes are graded from easy to challenging and cover a range of distances from a weekend to a month or more. The rides range from easy-going rail trails to rugged off-road routes. Accommodation recommendations and options for eating and drinking along the way are also included.

The Bikepacker’s Guide to the World will explain how to pack for each trip, what you will need and all the practical considerations. The book also highlights some of the top sights along the way and suggests how to maximize your time in a new and exciting region by experiencing local foods and customs. Large images paint a picture of each place. Practical advice for first-time bikepackers is also provided, covering how to prepare physically, what sort of bicycle is best for each route, how to perform basic repairs on the road and how to carry baggage and eat and sleep comfortably.


ISBN: 9781838695019
Auteur(s): Lonely Planet
Verschijningsdatum: 1 maart 2022
Aantal pagina's: 304
Uitvoering: Hardcover
Taal: Engels
Met illustraties?: Ja, met illustraties
Uitgeverij: 62Damrak