If you're looking for a new place to ride your bike with stunning views, charming villages, or special places to ditch the bike and go for a swim, then Backroad Bicycling in Vermont, by John S. Freidin, is the book for you. Describes 25 bike rides in Southern Vermont, Central Vermont, the Northeast Kingdom, and Northwestern Vermont. Rides for cyclists of all abilities range from 16 miles to 50 miles and cover all types of terrain. Each ride description includes total distance, terrain type, difficulty rating, mile by mile directions, and a map. Includes interesting commentary on the history and culture of the area. 2006, fourth edition, 208 pages. 8.25 x 5.4 x 0.5 in.