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Offline reasty

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on: July 27, 2015, 06:40:00 PM
What's the best motorcycling book you've read ?

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Re: Reading
Reply #1 on: July 28, 2015, 10:05:42 AM
I haven't read many but I enjoyed Lois on the loose (Lois Pryce) and also enjoyed Long way round by Charlie Boorman an Ewan McGregor.

Both of these are about epic tours - something I haven't been brave enough to do myself yet!

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Re: Reading
Reply #2 on: July 28, 2015, 08:14:21 PM
My daughter and I went to a talk by Lois Pryce where she described her recent solo trip around Iran.  A very plucky lady with a useful knack for making friends in unlikely places.  Suzy who is learning motocross, was quite inspired.  We bought her books.  :002:
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Re: Reading
Reply #3 on: July 28, 2015, 08:27:12 PM
*Originally Posted by Si Click link=topic=1080.msg7354#msg7354 date=1438110861
A very plucky lady
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You are not wrong there!

It must have been very interesting listening to her.

I also have Red tape and white knuckles by Lois but have never got around to reading it in the few years I have owned it.

It is about her trip through Africa and I now feel inspired to take it on holiday with me next week so it will be read at last!

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Re: Reading
Reply #4 on: July 29, 2015, 08:17:11 PM
Lois books are brilliant, well worth a read.
Also, Geoff Hill.  Gobblers Knob and way to go.
and, Michele harrison, all the gear, no idea.

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Re: Reading
Reply #5 on: October 12, 2015, 02:08:01 PM
must admit Lois Pryce  is great fun to listen to - and Austin her hubby one of the funniest talks I've heard ..but bookwise my vote goes to "The Perfect Vehicle: What it is About Motorcycles" –by Melissa Holbrook Pierson ....read it 3 times ! just evokes what it is about motorcycling - friendship/love of bikes the lot and well written too ...
aside from  that all the Jupiter's Travels  book series by the one and only Ted Simon ( whom I had the pleasure to hear talk at Coventry transport museum recently) .. great guy and with "jupiter" herself in the museum even better- a great man and great books ..

 



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