Unlock Portlandia with its bible Hop in the Saddle: A Guide to Portland’s Craft Beer Scene, by Bike. For the first time, a guidebook unites two of Portland’s greatest passions: BEER + BICYCLES.
Nationally-published beer writer Lucy Burningham, prominent cycle guidebook author Ellee Thalheimer and brand designer Laura Cary join forces to link the best craft beer spots in Portland with the city’s famous cycling routes.
$9.95 + $5s&h
“In a town bursting with bikes and beer, no one knows more about both scenes than writer Lucy Burningham. With her vast knowledge and experience surrounding the artisan bike culture and booming beer scene, Lucy has sipped, supped and cycled her way around Portland for years, noting her favorite meals, beers and bike paths along the way. Ride with Lucy and Ellee as they navigate you through the city’s best of the best in this guide to Portland’s food, drink and cycle culture.” —Megan Flynn, Editor and Publisher, Beer West Magazine
“Portland is a mecca for many popular pursuits; chief among them, beer and biking. Lucy and Ellee’ s book captures the spirit of both of these with humor and adventure.” —Jason French, Chef/Owner, Ned Ludd
Not your usual dry cycling guide, Cycling Sojourner: A Guide to the Best Multi-day Tours in Oregon gives you the juicy low down on where to adventure on two-wheels, while sharing quirky cycling stories and local wisdom.
$17.95 + $5s&h
"Cycling Sojourner is like bike touring with a witty fellow bike nerd who is full of enough lively anecdotes to keep you entertained but enough information to keep you from getting lost." —Path Less Pedaled
Thalheimer’s outright love for cyclo-touring is palpable throughout this superbly researched book. Aside from the usual practical information you’d expect, it’s packed with geographical and historical insights and sprinkled with bits of philosophical reflection that get at the why of touring, as well as the how. Cycling Sojourner captures the essence of Oregon’s most breathtaking two-wheeled adventures while providing rock-solid route information that takes the guesswork out of heading to the hills. Finally, Oregon has the cyclo-touring bible that it so deserves. —Heidi Swift, Editor at Large , Peloton Magazine
Not only do these books make killer presents (the gift of adventure), purchasing them is good juju! You support local small businesses, the bicycle community, the craft brew industry, and Oregon. Plus, a portion of Cycling Sojourner’s profit goes to the Community Cycling Center, a non-profit that aims to make cycling an option for everyone.