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Erie Canal Bicyclist and Hiker Route Guide

By: Botzman, Harvey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cyclotour Guide Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2293106

ISBN: 1889602094

Condition: Good


Former library copy, usual marks. Light stain to spine base. 1996 Trade Paperback. 199, [1] pp. A descriptive tour guide of the Erie Canal for cyclists and hikers. The Erie Canal was an engineering marvel both in its day during the 19th century and now at the preface tot he 21st century. The original locks were made of stone blocks solidified together with mud. No the mud of the earth bu the mud of masons, cement. This was not the relatively high tech portland cement which we have today but a more rudimentary mortar. It has kept the locks together for over 150 years. The Route Guide includes s... View more info

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The Immortal Class: Bike Messengers and the Cult of Human Power

By: Culley, Travis Hugh

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: 2002

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2266399

ISBN: 0375760245

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Pages faintly toned. 2002 Trade Paperback. xxii, 324 pp. Travis Hugh Culley went to Chicago to make his name in its thriving theater scene, yet found in his day job a sense of community and fulfillment—and a brotherhood of like-minded individualists—that he encountered nowhere else. In The Immortal Class, Culley takes us inside the heart and soul of an American urban icon: the bicycle messenger. In describing his own history and those of his peers, he evokes a classic American maverick, deeply woven into the fabric of society—from the pits of squalor to the highest reache... View more info

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The Cycle Jumpers

By: Spiegel, Marshall

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Berkley Medallion: 1973

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2283961

ISBN: 0425023621

Condition: Very Good


Fifth printing. Wrappers very lightly rubbed, pages lightly toned. 1973 Mass Market Paperback. 174 pp. He's the tops. He's the winner. He's the King! He's Evel Knievel, daring cycle jumper. Veteran of hundreds of successful death0defying leaps over the tops of cars, trucks, busses. Veteran, too, of the failed leap over the Snake River Canyon. Yes, Evel failed at Snake River, but no one else has even tried to make that jump. What made Evel the daredevil cyclist he became? What persuaded him to devote years of practice and study to such a dangerous sport as cycle jumping? What gave him the stren... View more info