Touring the World's Most Iconic Routes
A guide to the world's most iconic cycling routes that make up a bikepacker's paradise. Providing independence, a sense of reward, and a closeness to nature, bikepacking is among the best ways to explore places. With more people packing their panniers every year, Grand Bicycle Journeys compiles the most iconic routes that any self-respecting long-distance cyclist should aim to complete. In this follow-up to the hugely successful Bikepacking, cyclist extraordinaire Stefan Amato proposes global must-ride itineraries: the Iditarod across Alaska, the Trans-Pyrenees between France and Spain, the Ruta Austral in Patagonia, and many more. Describing the history and geography of each route along with hidden gems, Stefan gives handy tips on planning, equipment, and tackling the unique challenges. This book will inspire readers of all levels to get on their bike, and give obsessed pedallers something to aim for.
- 290 x 225 mm
- 288 p
- throughout colour illustrations