"Engaging and elucidating. An enjoyable account of an amazing human accomplishment."
– Kirkus Reviews
"A mirthful account of [Moore’s] perversely arduous ordeal."
– New York Times
"The Cyclist Who Went Out in the Cold is not for bike geeks alone. It stuffs your panniers with just the right wodges of political history (keep a British-slang dictionary nearby to fully appreciate the book) and makes you cheer the invention of armchair travel. This cyclist may have gone out in the cold, but his book is just the thing to stay indoors with this winter."
– Washington Post
"A laugh-out-loud account."
– Richmond Times-Dispatch
"Moore undertakes a quixotic 20-country adventure on a two-wheeled Rocinante—an East German–era shopper bike that proves a capable and symbolic partner for personal and political discovery. A bittersweet memoir."
– Publishers Weekly
"Moore is a quick and keen observer. His wit is a consistent pleasure. And this ‘in the cold’ travelogue is an extraordinarily audacious and absorbing venture."
– Christian Science Monitor
"The bike provides a unique vehicle (and perfect pace) for more intimate travel. It also unearths circumstances uncommon to other modes of transportation yet ideal for connecting with locals. A warmly recommended tour that touches on travel, history, and cycling."
– Library Journal
"After three months and a close-up look at some 20 countries, Moore has a very funny and poignant story to tell. Vivid and fresh."
"Moore outdid himself in his latest adventure."
– The Washington Times
"You don't have to be into cycling to reap the benefits of Gironimo! An entertaining and jauntily written travelogue that made me laugh out loud. With Moore as your guide, you may want to hurry over to Italy on the next flight out." [praise for 'Gironimo!']
– The New York Times Book Review [praise for 'Gironimo!']
"Something in the clicking turns of the wheels begins to pull you along. You find yourself grinning with Moore in sheepish recognition of the idiocy of what he’s doing, waving with him at the bemused/befuddled/belligerent reactions of passing motorists and head-shaking townfolk alike. It becomes, for sure, one weirdly captivating ride."
– The Post and Courier
"Moore's journey is peppered with self-deprecating humor. Very entertaining. Moore's patented combination of humor and travelogue proves thoroughly engaging." [praise for 'Gironimo!']
– Booklist (starred review) [praise for 'Gironimo!']