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By Jerry Holl

cycling from Alaska to Mexico solo is difficult sufficient. but if you throw in undesirable climate, flat tires, hair-raising roadways, and unpredictable grizzly bears, just a idiot may preserve going.

Fortunately, Jerry Holl used to be simply the idiot for this actual two-wheeled odyssey. Coming off a life of company positions, he wasn’t precisely prepared—his such a lot depended on spouse at the journey was once a motorbike he didn’t understand how to mend. yet inexperience and shortage of a concrete plan didn’t cease him. For fifty-one days, Holl pedaled his approach throughout international locations, encountering every thing bizarre and wondrous North the US needed to provide.

Downhills Don’t Come loose takes you thru the ups and downs (literal and figurative) of Holl’s trip. via turns a laugh and reflective, self-deprecating and confident, it chronicles each element of the adventure, from the breathtaking vastness of the Alaskan-Canadian desolate tract to the fortitude, generosity, and eccentricity of the folks he met alongside the way.

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