archival and resource material for human powered recumbent tricycles

Books

PAPERBACK AND ELECTRONIC BOOKS ABOUT TRIKING

Three stories about long-haul trike journeys, by Steve Greene (340 pages – text only). By popular request, Steve’s three first overland trike journeys are now combined into one book of adventure. Here are the journals of 2,446 miles reclined in the cockpit of a human powered recumbent tadpole tricycle. The three recumbent tricycle journeys chronicled in this trike adventure book are: Death Valley (2009), Eastern Sierras (2011), and the Pacific Coast (2013). This book is available in these formats: Paperback, Kindle, iPad, iPhone, eBook, Kindle Fire, and Kindle HD.

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Riding the Oregon Coast, by Steve Greene (320 pages – 360 photographs). The Oregon Coast Bike Route is a premier cycling tour from Washington to California, along Oregon’s magnificent Pacific coastline. This book will expertly guide trikers and bikers along the 383 mile route, showing them what to expect with 360 photographs, numerous maps, and written descriptions, along with necessary reference material. Written by a veteran cyclist who has lived on the central Oregon Coast for more than 23 years, this guidebook will show the way for those wishing to ride the legend.

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A comprehensive how-to trike tour manual for passionate adventurers, newly updated, revised, and expanded in 2017, by Steve Greene (526 pages – 57 photographs). Discover all the tips, tricks, and secrets of recumbent tricycle touring in this comprehensive HOW-TO trike tour manual, including expert advice from four overland trikers, and guest chapters by Glen Aldridge, Matt Galat, and Mark Waters. What awaits you out there? Is it possible to travel great distances on nothing more substantial than a recumbent tricycle? Discover what it’s all about in this inclusive book.

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An introductory guide to backcountry exploration and adventure on a human powered recumbent tricycle, by Steve Greene (285 pages – 156 photographs). In his original book, The Overland Triker, cycle adventurer Steve Greene explored methods for human powered tricycle travel on paved roadways. Now, Steve is back, exploring the ins and outs of pedaling beyond the pavement, out into the wild country on backroads and trails, far from human habitation and pollution. In this book, he discusses using a recumbent trike for roaming the distant hinterlands, camping in a tent, and living simply. Join Steve for rugged adventure … way off the beaten path!

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Seven hundred forty pages. Four hundred fifty illustrations. Thirty contributors. Four nations. Thirty nine chapters. All about human powered recumbent tadpole tricycles … nothing else – by Steve Greene.

From who makes them and sells them, to how to choose the right one for your needs, to what it’s like riding a trike thousands of miles. This is a comprehensive understanding of human powered recumbent tricycles.

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Two middle-aged adolescents and their faithful hound, Django the Wonder Dog, tackle the backbone of North America–on tricycles. Blazing heat, freezing cold, horrendous traffic, endless mountains passes…. Can they make it? Will the beer and kibbles hold out? The truth is in the riding. by Scott Wayland (370 pages).

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In this personal journal about an 808-mile tour from Portland, Oregon to San Francisco, California, author Terry Davis describes his day-to-day travel experiences on a recumbent tadpole trike. Included are reflections on a minimalist approach to touring, personal insights and observations, and impressions from a four-day stay at a Zen monastery along the way – by Terry Davis (200 pages).

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The Pacific Coast by Recumbent Trike, The Journey is the Destination, by Bill Freed (66 pages). This book is about a long trike ride down the Pacific Coast by two senior citizens on recumbent trikes. The ride of over 1,400 miles took about a month and a half and took them as far north as Victoria, Canada and south to near the Mexican border in San Diego. The story of the ride is conveyed beautifully with words and pictures.

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