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The Full English

Pedalling through England, Mid-Life Crisis ad Rampant Man-Flu


Self-deprecating humour runs through this story of a bike ride from one end of England to the other where the author struggles heroically with Man-Flu, Mid-Life Crisis and with Scott, a bike with a serious attitude problem.

From the Dorset coast to Northumbria, via Glastonbury, Ludlow, the Peak District and the Yorkshire Dales, Mike Carden indulges a passion for the history of England through its castles, abbeys and ancient towns, while encountering England's people - the friendly, the funny and the deliciously eccentric.

'A delightfully tongue-in-cheek trip through England, past and present. Along the way you'll find out about: Terry - Druid Keeper of the Stones, wartime secrets of the Gurkhas, the Society For The Prevention Of Getting Lost In The English Countryside and much more.'
Richard Peace, cycle journalist and author of the Excellent Books range of cycle guides.

'Probably the best book about cycling the length of England in the pouring rain and looking at castles that you are likel

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Cordee Code: CTB887
No of Pages: 224
Page Size: 127 x 196 mm
ISBN 10: 0955660203
ISBN 13: 9780955660207
Publisher: Bike Ride Books
Published Date: September 2007
Binding: Paperback
Illustrations: b/w drawings
Weight: 240g

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