Synopses & Reviews
The first guide book of its kind, Cycling Sojourner contains superior route information and every travel detail a budding or experienced cycle tourist needs. It's for all levels and species of cyclists or adventurers. Beyond facts and information, the book is meant to be a good read and a muse to all who might have even the dustiest thought that a bike journey might lead them down a strange and wonderful road.
"Just like the right bike can help stoke an entire new market, a good book can do the same. With multi-day bike touring already popular in Oregon, Cycling Sojourner could help it reach a tipping point." BikePortland
Cycling Sojourner is the only dynamic bike travel guidebook in the market. It contains superior route information for multi-day Oregon bicycle tours and every travel detail a budding or experienced cycle tourist needs. Beyond facts, maps, cue sheets and lodging and camping information, the book reads like a friend giving you advice over a beer and is a muse to all who might have even the dustiest thought that a bike journey might lead them down a strange and wonderful road.
This guide opens the door to a complete experience of Oregon from the saddle. It gives the lowdown on microbreweries, yoga studios, the best coffee shops, outdoor festivals, dinosaur museums, restaurant hot spots, hiking trails, fishing spots, cowboys hangouts, pinot noir tastings, and Crater Lake National Park. The routes explore ranges of snow-capped extinct volcanoes, river valleys laced with vineyards, wild rivers teeming with salmon and cities with some of the best cycling culture and infrastructure in the country.
About the Author
Ellee Thalheimer is a freelance writer, guide book author, avid cycle tourist, and the owner/founder of Into Action Publications in Portland, Oregon.