Adventure Motorcycling-Everything you need to plan and complete the journey of a lifetime by Robert Wicks with foreward by Ted Simon. Outdoor enthusiasts thinking of trying adventure motorcycling will be inspired, invigorated and informed by this expert manual which covers every aspect of the trip, including practicalities (cost, personal fitness, how long you can be away from home), choosing the right bike, equipment, clothing, legal documentation, riding techniques, maintenance, navigation and emergencies. Whether stranded on a mountainside or dreaming in the armchair, both experienced and would-be adventurers will find this book essential reading.
This book is designed to fill the reader with the confidence to plan and undertake a journey that he or she might otherwise not have thought possible. It will appeal to the person who has the means, both financially and otherwise, to consider a motorcycle adventure, as well as to those who might never be able to do so. In this way it will be both inspirational and aspirational. The book delivers a practical and simple approach to planning for and embarking on a successful adventure on two wheels. A motorcycle journey of this sort is a significant undertaking and guiding the reader in the best possible way through the planning process is where the book’s unique difference lies, providing insightful information, handy tips and specific, relevant information that first-time adventure riders will need to know.
Biography- Robert Wicks, commercial and sponsorship manager for Suzuki in both the British Superbike and MotoGP One Championships, is an avid motorcycle adventurer who has traveled to more than 40 countries including Africa. He lives in Verwood, Dorset, England.
-Format: Hardcover, 176pp
-Publisher: Haynes Publications Inc
-Pub. Date: April 2008