Simon rode a motorcycle around the world in the seventies, when such a thing was unheard of In four years he covered 78,000 miles through 45 countries, living with peasants and presidents, in prisons and palaces, through wars and revolutions What distinguishes this book is that Simon was already a
Explains the dynamics of safe motorcycling, including ways to become a better rider, navigating the roads, and lifesaving tips to remember while riding.
It started as a daydream Poring over a map of the world at home one quiet Saturday afternoon, Ewan McGregor actor and self confessed bike nut noticed that it was possible to ride all the way round the world, with just one short hop across the Bering Strait from Russia to Alaska It was a revela
Straight facts about riding A Twist of the Wrist, the acknowledged number one book on rider improvement for ten years straight, brought riders worldwide to a new understanding of vital riding skills Uncovers and traces, action by action, the direct links between man and machine.
Robert M Pirsig s Zen the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is anexamination of how we live, a meditation on how to live better set around the narration of a summer motorcycle trip across America s Northwest, undertaken by a father his young son.
Here s everything you need to successfully improve your riding, novice or veteran, cruiser to sportbike rider This book contains the very foundation skills for any rider looking for confidence when cornering a motorcycle Notes and comments by Eddie Lawson Foreword by Wayne Rainey.
Eighteen countries Five shock absorbers Two bikers One amazing adventure After their fantastic trip round the world in 2004, fellow actors and bike fanatics Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman couldn t shake the travel bug And after an inspirational UNICEF visit to Africa, they knew they had to
Today s super high performance bikes are the most potent vehicles ever sold to the public and they demand advanced riding skills This is the perfect book for riders who want to take their street riding skills to a higher level Total Control explains the ins and outs of high performance street ridi
25th anniversary edition of the Adventure Motorcycling Handbook The first thing we did was buy Chris Scott s Adventure Motorcycling Handbook Ewan McGregor, The Long Way Round Adventure motorcycling a term Chris was credited with coining in the late 90s has grown massively since the last edition of
Sport Riding Techniques: How to Develop Real World Skills for Speed, Safety, and Confidence on the Street and Track
Contemporary sport bikes accelerate faster, brake harder, and cut through corners deeper than ever before These technologically advanced motorcycles are exhilarating to ride, but to really get the most out of a motorcycle s performance capabilities a rider must develop his or her own personal perfo
In 1982, at the age of just twenty three and halfway through her architecture studies, Elspeth Beard left her family and friends in London and set off on a 35,000 mile solo adventure around the world on her 1974 BMW R60 6 Reeling from a recent breakup and with only limited savings from her pub job,
A broken heart and a moment of drunken bravado inspires middle aged, and typically rather cautious, journalist Mike Carter to take off on a life changing six month motorcycle trip around Europe Never mind that he hadn t been on two wheels since an inglorious three month teenage chapter involving a
In 2001, martial arts trained biker Glen Heggstad began a journey from California to the tip of South America on his motorcycle and made it as far as Colombia, where he was kidnapped by local rebels and held captive Undeterred by than a month of traumatic incarceration, the Striking Viking f
Glen Heggstad is an adventure motorcyclist who seeks out and rides the most rugged places on the planet He has been a Hell s Angel and a martial arts competitor, but no amount of training or experience was able to prepare him for what he became while riding to the southern tip of South America a p