San Diego 6

Jamie Bianchini Television Interview

San Diego 6

“A Bicycle Built for Two Billion”: How a Man and a Bike Impact the World
San Diego’s award winning TV Station ‘San Diego6 the CW’ did this informal interview with Jamie (and the Family) early Tuesday, May 5th.

By SD6 Assignment Desk
Story Published: May 5, 2015 at 10:16 AM PDT
Story Updated: May 5, 2015 at 11:10 AM PDT

You’ve heard of the saying “a bicycle built for two,” but what about a bicycle built for two billion?

Jamie Bianchini, author of “A Bicycle Built for Two Billion,” joins us with his family to talk about the story beind the book.

He took his two-seat tandem bike on an adventure of a lifetime through 81 countries, inviting strangers to come along with him in the back seat.1,000 people did.
“The intention was to inspire people to get out and connect with their world,” Bianchini said.

Bianchini and his family will travel 12,000 miles through 38 states to promote “A Bicycle Built for Two Billion.”

Watch to hear his incredible story, including how he was able to start charities along the way.


 

Link to news story  on SanDiego6.com


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Book Reviews

“Bianchini’s A Bicycle Built for Two Billion is not about the bike. It’s a life odyssey of epic proportions. Few of us live from the heart. Jamie reminds us how.”   –– Les Stroud (Survivorman) Related

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An exhilarating debut memoir that chronicles a fallen entrepreneur’s eight-year world tour on a tandem bike. Bianchini’s extraordinary chronicle begins with his often tumultuous childhood and showcases his enduring love of bicycle-riding. He sometimes felt overshadowed by his large extended Northern California family, which fractured when his parents divorced, but his outings on his bike

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5/5

Once I started reading I just couldn’t put it down. The story ended up being so much more than I had expected…more engaging, more unpredictable, more emotional. Jamie shares his own life journey even as he shares a perspective of the world few of us get to see in any country let alone many across

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5/5

As the World Turns “A great ride and finding time to stop and smell the flowers along the way… cultural exposures, meeting people…ups and down of daily life… Ran into these adventurers in Paraguay on the “long bike . Nice to read about their entire exploits… easy reading…” Related

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5/5

Total Adventure “Even though I already had a connection to this book because I had met Jaimie and Garryck in Japan, I was pleasantly surprised at how well the writing and story layout was. I read 100 pages the first day, simply because I couldn’t put it down! Both then and now, Jaimie has reminded

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5/5

Inspirational Indeed! “Live Big. Give Big.” Stuck in a rut? Read this book! Enough said! Related

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5/5

Very pleasantly surprised with this book! Bianchini takes a big bite outta life in this adventure (and sometimes pays the price). His honesty is well, honest and his heart seems to be fixed in just the right place. This is definitely ‘feel good’ terrain but with a goal in mind. I highly recommend “A Bicycle

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