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"The inspiring true story of a quirky misfit athlete who discovers the magnificent, liberating truth of middle age through loss, Asthma and a unique style of adventure cycling called Rolling."

Frank Angelo Cavaluzzi is more than a lifelong bicycle enthusiastic. He is a rolling student of philosophy, engineering, spirituality and psychology. In his book, Standing Cyclist:
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Kindle Edition, 296 pages
Published December 31st 2016 by ThirtyThree45 Media Group
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John Johnson
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This was a great book. The writing is elegant and wonderfully descriptive; a style you don't see in modern writing very often any more. The author tells his story about his cycling adventures from the trail ride on a recumbant mountain bike, to drinking Guinness in a different pub every evening in Ireland, to an impossible-sounding ride through the roads of Iceland, and then to the point of the book. After returning home from Iceland, Cavaluzzi's next adventure was a ride around Lake Champlain, ...more
Heather
Jul 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wow, what an enjoyable read! This is not the type of book I normally pick up - it's nonfiction, an autobiographical tale about Frank's journey through life as he struggles with allergic asthma, trains his body and mind to persevere, cycles all over the world, raises money for cancer, and more. To my delight, I ended up absolutely loving it. It reads like a conversation. The stories are inspiring, enlightening, funny, and actually just amazing. They'll make you reevaluate yourself and the life yo ...more
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Frank Angelo Cavaluzzi has been training and touring atop a bicycle, standing up seat-less, in the U.S.A. and abroad for fun, fitness and to direct attention toward special causes, since 2005. To the best of our knowledge, he remains the only athlete in the world who rides a single-speed fixed-gear bicycle standing up for long distances. Rolling, as we've come to call it, is best described as a co ...more

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