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The Bicycle Effect: Cycling as Meditation

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The bicycle is not just a vehicle used to transport ourselves, to exercise one's body or to obtain joy. It's a device which allows us to attain a much wealthier mental state than one would think possible. Once we ride it, it's possible to experience a feeling close to that achieved by meditation. The movements of the legs, the energy which arises through the body, the cade ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published August 9th 2016 by Findhorn Press
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Liz
Jul 16, 2019 rated it it was ok
C’est pas tout à fait ce à quoi je m’attendais.
En bref, le texte est une invitation à concevoir la pratique du vélo comme un moyen pour atteindre la zénitude. Invitation à faire du vélo en « pleine conscience ». Pour l’auteur, le vélo apporte pratiquement les mêmes bienfaits que la méditation.

« Le sentiment de joie et de bonheur que le cyclisme procure fait sourire vos cellules. Je ne trouve pas de meilleur verbe pour décrire cette sensation. J’imagine mes cellules qui relèvent les coins de le
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Fraser Sherman
Dec 25, 2018 rated it did not like it
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As I bicycle, and I'm interested in meditation, the title sounded promising. But probably 70 percent of the book is just about cycling (avoiding cars, how cool bicycling is, the physical effects on your body), and much of the rest is recycled (pun intentional) from other books on meditation. I wanted more of a guide to getting into the moment as I ride (I have monkey mind big time) and what little this book had was outweighed by the dull parts.
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