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Rough Stuff Cycling in the Alps – the original guide to adventuring by bike in the Alps, reprinted with stunning vintage photography –––––––––––––––– BUY NOW AT ISOLAPRESS.COM
Rough Stuff Cycling in the Alps – the original guide to adventuring by bike in the Alps, reprinted with stunning vintage photography –––––––––––––––– BUY NOW AT ISOLAPRESS.COM
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    STOCKISTS

    Are you a bike shop, a bike cafe, a cycling club, even a group of friends? Choose this option and I'll email you to talk about wholesale pre-orders. And if you decide it's not for you, I promise to refund you the £1 :-)

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    POSTCARDS

    No book at this level, but some nicely printed postcards featuring a selection of five images from the book, some depicting Fred, his friends, and other pioneers of rough stuff cycling in the Alps.
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    EARLYBIRD BOOK

    Give our campaign an invaluable early boost and receive a copy of the book at an earlybird price. Limited availability!

    One copy of Rough Stuff Cycling in the Alps, the original guide to adventure cycling in the Alps. Reprinted, reformatted and newly laid out. Featuring beautiful new maps, and amazing vintage colour photos taken by Fred Wright and other pioneers of rough stuff cycling in the Alps.

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    TORINO-NICE/ROUGH STUFF SPECIAL

    We're offering all members of the Rough Stuff Fellowship and Torino-Nice Rally riders the earlybird price for the duration of the whole campaign.

    Please only choose this if you have ridden the Torino-Nice Rally or are a member of the Rough Stuff Fellowship – we will be checking.

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    THE BOOK

    One copy of Rough Stuff Cycling in the Alps, the original guide to adventure cycling in the Alps. Reprinted, reformatted and newly laid out.

    Featuring beautiful new maps, and amazing vintage colour photos taken by Fred Wright and other pioneers of rough stuff cycling in the Alps.

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    THE BOOK + POSTCARDS

    Like it says :-)

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    THE EARLYBIRD FRONT PANNIER

    THE BOOK and a very limited edition Rough Stuff Alps CYCLING CAP, designed by us and offered in association with Pannier.cc.

    Limited earlybird availability at £5 off the usual combined price.

    See the 'REWARDS' section below for pictures of the cap.

    Plus your name in the 'Thank you' section at the back of the book and an invitation to the launch party.

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    • RS Alps x Pannier.cc cycling cap
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    THE FRONT PANNIER

    THE BOOK and a very limited edition Rough Stuff Alps CYCLING CAP, designed by us and offered in association with Pannier.cc.

    See the 'REWARDS' section below for pictures of the cap.

    Plus your name in the 'Thank you' section and an invitation to the launch party.

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    • RS Alps x Pannier.cc cycling cap
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    2 x THE BOOK

    Two copies of THE BOOK – get together and pledge with a friend!

    Choose this reward and pledge an additional £10 to receive two sets of POSTCARDS, two names in the 'Thank You' section and two invites to the launch.

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    THE COSY RIDER

    Neck warmers are great for touring in the mountains – for mornings, evenings, descents and cold moments.

    Get a stripy Cafe du Cycliste NECK WARMER with your copy of THE BOOK to accompany you on your adventures, for cheaper than their combined RRP.

    You also get your name in the 'Thank you' section of the book, and an invite to the launch.

    Neck warmers are one-size-fits-all by the way and colours may vary.

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    3 x THE BOOK

    Three copies of THE BOOK for you to do with as you please.

    Choose this reward and pledge an additional £15 to receive three sets of POSTCARDS, three names in the 'Thank You' section and three invites to the party.

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    THE FULL PANNIERS

    THE BOOK, of course.

    Plus the limited edition Rough Stuff Alps x Pannier.cc CYCLING CAP.

    Plus a Pannier.cc COFFEE KIT, including 100g of Ember coffee, a spork and a special co-branded Rough Stuff Alps x Pannier.cc DRY BAG to keep it in.

    For pics and more info see the REWARDS section below.

    You'll also get your name in the 'Thank you' section of the book, and an invite to the launch.

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    • RS Alps x Pannier.cc cycling cap
    • Pannier.cc coffee kit
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    THE FULL KIT EXPLORER

    Everything here you might want to wear on an Alpine cycling trip. THE BOOK, of course…

    Plus the RS Alps x Pannier.cc limited edition CYCLING CAP

    Plus the Cafe du Cycliste NECK WARMER.

    Plus the exclusive RS Alps x Pannier DRY BAG.

    You'll also get your name in the 'Thank you' section of the book, and an invite to the launch.

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    THE PRINT SPECIAL

    THE BOOK plus and a limited-edition A3 PRINT of a map of the Alps, on acid-free, gallery-grade art paper, as illustrated by Stefan Amato of Pannier.cc, based on his Alps map for the book.

    Stefan's work in progress can be seen below.

    You'll also get some POSTCARDS, your name in the 'Thank you' section of the book, and an invite to the launch.

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    • 5 x postcards
    • Limited edition A3 print of the Alps
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    I WANT EVERYTHING

    The book and one of everything else we've offered.

    Includes:
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    • 5 x postcards
    • 1 x vintage Alps postcard
    • Bunker Research
    • The Men of Paris-Roubaix
    • Limited edition A3 print of the Alps
    • Pannier.cc coffee kit
    • Cafe du Cycliste neck warmer
    • RS Alps x Pannier.cc cycling cap
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    THE BOOK + SPECIAL VINTAGE THANKS

    THE BOOK, the POSTCARDS and your name in the 'Thank You' section at the back of the book.

    Plus an invitation to the launch party – likely to be in Sheffield or London in June.

    Plus I'll include an original vintage postcard of the Alps that I've collected (for an idea of the selection, see below), with a handwritten thank you from Andy and I.

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    • Rough Stuff Cycling in the Alps guide book, new edition
    • 1 x vintage Alps postcard
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    THE ISOLA PRESS SPECIAL

    All the books Isola Press has ever published: the award-winning Bunker Research, the beautiful The Men of Paris-Roubaix, and of course THE BOOK.

    For much less than the combined RRP! More about the other books in the REWARDS section below.

    You'll also get your name in the 'Thank you' section of the book, and an invite to the launch.

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