We Passed This Way
A Coast-to-coast Bicycle Trip With Historical ReflectionsBook - 1997
This exiciting bicycle adventure begins on a cold spring morning on the oregon coast. three retired friends are about to start the ride of a littletime, a coast-to-coast trek intersecting the oregon Trail, route of Lewis and Clark and other Americans who headed west for a better life. Author Dick Swinnerton recounts 75-day, 3,800-mile bike trip with humor, personal experiences, and momorable historic reminiscences of others who have passed along the same route. This book is a collage of our country's diverse and beautiful peoples and their unique lifestyles. Dick and riding partners Roger and Kirby make a point of taking the trip along rural America's back roads discovering the true riches of our country.We passed this way will appeal to the bicycle enthusiast, travelers and histoy buffs alike, as it takes you on a present-day journey through our heartland recalling some of the adventures of the past that have helped shape our America.
Publisher: Cupertino, CA : Easy Break, First Time Pub., c1997.
Characteristics: xii, 220 p. : col. ill., maps ; 23 cm.