Bike Trekking: Have Fun, Be Smart
The Explore the Outdoors series provides information to educate teens about outdoor sports while focusing on training and safety. Miseducation and misinformation can lead to sporting accidents and even fatalities.
Studies show that teens who participate in sports are less likely to engage in destructive behavior such as smoking, alcohol and drug abuse, and criminal activity. In addition, many innovative new emotional growth programs for at-risk teenagers are taking place in the outdoors. Professionals in education, psychology, and guidance are utilizing wilderness settings to teach teenagers responsibility, trust, discipline, and teamwork.
Bike trekking (long, organized bicycle excursions) is one of the most challenging and enthralling of outdoor sports. In this book, an experienced sportsman shows teens that safe bike trekking is the most exciting kind of bike trekking.