Pedaling Home: One Woman’s Race Across the Arizona Trail

A philosopher returns home to bicycle race 750 rugged miles along the Arizona Trail from Mexico to Utah. Enduring bike failure and the death of a family member, Sarah treks through the Grand Canyon with her bike strapped to her back, while discovering what it means to be home.

The redesigned and expanded version of Pedaling Home is available for purchase here

Average Amazon review: 4.7 stars. Average Goodreads review: 4.05 stars. 

What Readers Are Saying:

Short fun adventure read

“I loved this little book! It is full of wonder, adventure and an emotional journey. If you like adventure tales, this is a quick and fun read. The author is also a philosopher, so you will find wonderful little nuggets of wisdom sprinkled throughout. Sarah is an amazing woman – get to know her here and be inspired to go beyond your limits.” — Amazon Customer

Take a scenic ride on the Arizona Trail, you will enjoy the adventure

“Inspirational book that looks at the struggles and obstacles ones must face and overcome to fulfill their intended goal. I definitely would consider this book a must read. The author will carry you through the Arizona Trail to the tips of the Grand Canyon and beyond.” — Kindle Customer

I don’t read these

“I usually don’t read these kinds of books, but this one I liked. Although I’m not a mountain biker or extreme athlete, this sounds like it would be fun.” — Mike Vanhoose


“Thank you for sharing your story! I love reading a record of strong, resilient women! … well written! Highly recommend.” — Angelique McGowan

Author Interview

Pedaling Home: An Interview with Sarah Jansen [Flagstaff Live: The Word]


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