15,000 miles to Mongolia and beyond, alone on a motorcycle.
No support, no sponsorship, no privileges, no clue, and a £750 eBay purchased motorbike.
An intriguing insight into the brutally honest diary of a down to earth compulsive traveller, lifelong biker, and a compelling writer with a dry cynical wit.
You can’t help but get drawn in, holding your head in despair as he struggles on through seemingly impossible barriers and disastrous decisions. Then laugh out loud at his flippant comments and biting observations, as you ride with him wondering: What would break first, bike, body or budget?
The misjudgement of a journey that failed to stop at its destination, made even more challenging due to the money he didn’t win on a TV game show.
This is the book he should have read before he left home.
Generally regarded as one of the archetypal motorcycle travel adventure books, up there with Jupiter’s Travels, yet still a long way from the better known and more controversial celebrity journeys.
This gritty no-frills budget adventure has inspired many to hit the road and chase their dreams.
Feel the loneliness of Siberia, the frustration of Kazakhstan bureaucracy and the freedom of being immersed in a timeless untouched country.
An easy reading, page turning tale of road learnt wisdom and a life time of anecdotes.