@ An overview of ultralight bicycle touring. In recent years, the ultralight touring style has grown in popularity, and the guide discusses what it is, how to adopt it, what the real cost tradeoffs are, as well as an excellent discussion of the pros and cons of touring heavy or touring light. In addition, the book gives a very specific description of the logistics, route, and details of the southern tier route that Neil Hanson took on his journey across America, from Monterey to Annapolis.
It’s a must-have guide for those considering long-distance touring in general, or a cross-country trek specifically. Hanson goes into useful and insightful discussion that anyone considering long-distance cycling will want to read. Key topics covered include:
– Detailed Route, Directions, Descriptions
– The Minimalist Touring Style
– Fuel for the Body
– To Ride Alone or With a Group