Mainly in High Gear A cycling guide around Lake Constance [NOOK Book]


A cycling guide around Lake Constance, not just the BOSEE route, with excursions to the north, the south and the west of the lake.

Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Mainly in High Gear A cycling guide around Lake Constance

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK eReaders
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$9.99 price


A cycling guide around Lake Constance, not just the BOSEE route, with excursions to the north, the south and the west of the lake.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940044716391
  • Publisher: Neil Forsyth
  • Publication date: 6/18/2012
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,229,373
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Judith and Neil Forsyth are British, pensioners, keen cyclists and hill walkers. They live in the Rhine Valley near Heidelberg. Judith worked for many years as a teacher in a British high school; was an instructor for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and so was invited to Buckingham Palace, led expeditions to wild and unmapped parts of Norway and sang in a choir that undertook international tours. She came to Germany and then worked as a teacher of English as a foreign language, a university lecturer and a copy editor for a German scientific publisher. Neil worked in the nuclear industry in the UK and Germany, then migrated in his late forties to work in the publishing department of a German learned society. His life was not as adventurous as Judith’s, although he did once sip a pint of bitter standing next to Lord Snowdon, was introduced to Mrs. Thatcher and ghost-wrote a speech in English for a provincial president in Germany.

They started writing cycling guide books largely because when Neil came to Germany over 30 years ago, he fell in with a group of cyclists. He started cycling again after a break of about 20 years and enjoyed it. Judith lived in the UK at this time. On hearing that he had taken up this activity, she decided that he had a death wish, but was persuaded to try touring when they finally got married and she came to Germany. Their first major tour on a fairly new seven-gear touring bike (his) and a three-speed mail order clunker (hers) was along the Danube from its source to Vienna. It was exhilarating in spite of dreadful weather at the start and a stomach disorder at the end. They then started to look farther afield and discovered that there were few books in English about cycling in Germany. They also noticed that some of the German cycle guides appear to have been written using a car for major portions of the trip. They thought this was a bit off (more than a bit, actually) and that there was room in the world for cycle guides researched on bicycles. At the time both of them were working in scientific publishing and had found out a bit about book publishing. Over a couple of years they chatted to various souls in the publishing business about a series of cycle touring guides. There was absolutely no interest, so they decided to publish them themselves. They founded Bergstrasse Bike Books.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)