Excerpt from A Pedaller Abroad: Being an Illustrated Narrative of the Adventures and Experiences of a Cycling Twain During A 1, 000 Kilometre Ride in and Around SwitzerlandIn writing the following narrative I have attempted to give my impressions ofMoreExcerpt from A Pedaller Abroad: Being an Illustrated Narrative of the Adventures and Experiences of a Cycling Twain During A 1, 000 Kilometre Ride in and Around SwitzerlandIn writing the following narrative I have attempted to give my impressions of a three weeks holiday spent last summer on bicycles in and around Switzerland.
It is at once a most enjoyable and inexpensive way of seeing that lovely country, which is not as yet overcrowded with cyclists.During the tour I have described we were not favoured by the weather- but in spite of a superfluity of thunderstorms and generally unsettled conditions, we came back greatly benefited by the change, and delighted with our trip of 1896.The illustrations which appear in this book are reproduced from photographs taken by my companion and self, and by Messrs. Ernesto Buchi, G. Sommer & Figlio, J. Tairraz, and the Photoglob Co., all well-known photographers of Switzerland and its environs.
The map we used on this and many other rides was R. Leuzingers Nouvelle Carte de la Suisse, price Fcs. 6, mounted on linen and obtainable almost anywhere in Switzerland.As regards a mount my advice is: -Buy Cycle High Grade ToBicycle High Gradients.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy.
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