Around the United States by Bicycle

by Claude C. Murphy

Publisher: Read Books Ltd.

Publication Date: September 21, 2017

ISBN: 9781473342033

Binding: Kobo eBook

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This book contains a detailed account of Clarence M. Darling and Claude C. Murphey's 1904 bicycle trip through every state in the United States, having set off from Jackson, Michigan. An interesting, entertaining, and insightful chronicle, "Around the United States by Bicycle" is highly recommended for bicycle enthusiasts and lovers of vintage travel writing alike. Contents include: "The Start", "In Which We Get Held Up in Chicago", "We Ford a River in Illinois", "We Reach Madison, Wisconsin", "Nearly Lost in the Black River Wilds", "We Have Our Troubles in the Dakotas", "We Cross the Rockies", "The Many Perils of the Green River Desert", "The 'City of the Saints' and the Great Salt Lake", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in a modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the History of the Bicycle.