Riding Sky High

Riding Sky High

A Bicycle Adventure Around the World

Book - 2014
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Leaving his hometown of Chicoutimi, Quebec, in July 1994, Tremblay took a flight to Europe, and from Paris hopped on his bike and went for a long ride around the world that lasted all of 836 days. He traveled through Europe, past the deserts of the Middle East, then braved the Himalayas, and rode through Southeast Asia and the wilds of Australia, before finishing his journey biking across the United States and arriving back home in Canada. Besides the sheer physical effort, this epic adventure is about a person confronting himself, alone, with his bike, encountering life, its possibilities and limits, dealing with emotions and everything that compels him to keep going and persevere. It means exchanging greetings and sharing moments with people from many different cultures. It means overcoming hundreds of pitfalls only to keep on going. Fifteen and a half thousand miles later, this modern-day Ulysses invites us to read the precious journals he kept on his odyssey. Here you'll find out what really pushes great achievers to their limits.
Publisher: ©2014
New York :, Skyhorse Publishing,, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781629147994
1629147990
Branch Call Number: 796.64 TRE
Characteristics: xiv, 269 pages :,maps ;,24 cm.

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