Marianne Worth Rudd had a thirty-two-year-old dream: to complete a cross country cycling trip with her husband, Terry. In her debut memoir, “Pedal Pushers Coast-to-Coast: A Cross-Country Bike Tour Fueled by Kindness,” she details how acts of kindness by strangers helped them complete their ambitious expedition. An experienced cyclist who has completed multiple long-distance trips, Rudd’s passion and love for cycling leaps off the page and inspires readers to understand that no matter their age, the open road awaits.
Readers can expect a detailed look at the beauty, generosity and sense of freedom Rudd and her husband experienced during their days pedaling closer towards the completion of their journey. Battling serious injuries, equipment setbacks, harsh weather conditions and other hardships that threatened to end their trip permanently, the two showcased the true spirit of perseverance as they continued moving forward.
Rudd’s impactful message speaks volumes and exhibits her dedication toward touring. It is the author’s hope that her words showcase the joyful memories that were created during her travels across the country.
“I wanted to share this story to inspire people to pursue bicycle touring adventures and to emphasize the impact of kindness,” Rudd said.
In “Pedal Pushers Coast-to-Coast,” readers are reminded that it’s the journey, not the destination, that truly makes the trip worthwhile. To learn more, please visit www.thepedalpushers.net.