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Cycling's Greatest Misadventures
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Erich Schweikher, Paul Diamond
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Casagrande Press LLC

Cyclings Greatest Misadventures is the first book to collect jaw dropping true stories of not only pros but average bikers whose experiences range from terrifying to comical to downright bizarre. The book contains 25 true, gripping, and sometimes unbelievable stories of crashes, freak accidents, animal attacks, meltdowns, race sabotages and
Cycling's Strangest Tales
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Iain Spragg
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-12 - Publisher: Portico

Extraordinary but true stories from 200 years of cycling history. Part of the bestselling Strangest series, Cycling s Strangest Tales is a quirky and fascinating collection of stories from cycling s history. Included are stories of Thomas Stevens, the doughty Englishman who circumnavigated the world on a penny farthing, the
Skateboarding and Religion
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Paul O'Connor
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-02 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book explores the ways in which religion is observed, performed, and organised in skateboard culture. Drawing on scholarship from the sociology of religion and the cultural politics of lifestyle sports, this work combines ethnographic research with media analysis to argue that the rituals of skateboarding provide participants with a
Two Wheels and a Map
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Bob Neubauer
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-03 - Publisher: Outdoor Action Publishing

Long before smart phones and GPS devices simplified bike touring, cyclists were crossing the roads of this country, equipped with little more than two wheels and a map. This is the tale of one such rider who tackled the East Coast in the early '90s. Leaving behind an unfulfilling job,
The F-Word
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Jesse Sheidlower
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-04 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

We all know what frak, popularized by television's cult hit Battlestar Galactica, really means. But what about feck? Or ferkin? Or foul--as in FUBAR, or "Fouled Up Beyond All Recognition"? In a thoroughly updated edition of The F-Word, Jesse Sheidlower offers a rich, revealing look at the f-bomb and its