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The No-Drop Zone: Everything You Need to Know about the Peloton, Your Gear, and Riding Strong

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Dropping into the unknown on a rubber raft, hurled against rocks and cliff walls, only to round a blind bend, go vertical on a 10-foot standing wave, and flip over backwards into a deafeningand#160;vat of near-freezing whitewater. Such is life for the brave souls who commit themselves to exploring the worldand#8217;s untried rivers. First Descents collects the most enthralling tales from the worldand#8217;s most respected river explorers. Vivid portrayals in the adventurersand#8217; own words and original photographs tell of solitary efforts and major expeditions on rivers both famous and unknown, including the Yangtze River in China, the Colorado River in Arizona, Ethiopaand#8217;s Baro River, and the Braldu River in Pakistan. With stories from Royal Robbins, Tao Berman, Yvonne Chouinard, and others, this newly revised and expanded edition of the 1989 classic captures the excitement, fear, and elation of over four decades of river exploration.

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The No-Drop Zone contains all the information necessary for new cyclists to gain the knowledge and skills to take them from buying their first bicycle to starting their first race. Cyclists learn how to handle the bike, perform minor maintenance, select clothing and accessories, join clubs, and find events. The book also covers every...

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ISBN:
9780897328579
Subtitle:
In Search of Wild Rivers
Publisher:
Menasha Ridge Press
Author:
Berman, Tao
Author:
Jennings, Trip
Author:
Yost, John
Author:
Robbins, Royal
Author:
Brady, Patrick
Author:
Chounard, Yvon
Author:
Bangs, Richard
Author:
Vaughters, Jonathan
Author:
Ludden, Brad
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
Water Sports
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Publication Date:
20091229
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color and BandW photos throughout
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in 20.5 oz

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