Adventure Motorcycling Handbook: A Route & Planning Guide

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Every red-blooded motorcyclist dreams of making the Big Trip--the Adventure Motorcycling Handbook is the comprehensive manual to make that idea a reality. Timbuktu to Kathmandu or Patagonia to Mongolia--it's all here. Expanded by 100 pages, this new edition includes: Practical information, essential documentation, ten overland machines rated, preparation and gear for riding in or across the countries of the developing world (the AM Zone) as well as dealing with culture shock, borders, robbery, medical emergencies, accidents, shipping, navigation, wild camping, highway and off-road riding, fault diagnosis plus filming and also overlanding on quads. Trans-continental route outlines Across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Improved mapping shows overland routes. Tales from the Saddle Spoke-bending moto adventures from the earliest two-wheel pioneers to contemporary first-hand accounts from India, Morocco, South America, Pakistan, and Siberia.

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‘The first thing we did was buy the Adventure Motorcycling Handbook’

Ewan McGregor, The Long Way Round

 

‘Biker’s bible, packed with practical information.’

THE TRAVELLER (UK)

 

‘Whether you’re just dreaming of an adventure, or you’ve already started planning, you must read this book ... Chris Scott’s a veteran of serious travel’

Bike magazine (UK)

 

‘An absolute must for those who are thinking about seeing the world on their bike.’

Inside Motorcycles (Canada)

 

‘As essential as a set of tyre levers, and as dependable as the sunshine in the Sahara. Highly recommended.’

Trail Bike Magazine (UK)

 

‘Invaluable.’

THE TIMES (UK)

 

‘Does for adventure riding books what “Saving Private Ryan” does for war movies.’

Motorcycle Consumer News (USA)

 

About the Author:

Chris Scott is a veteran travel guide author, adventurer and tour leader. He’s made films of his rides in the Yukon (Call of the Wild, 2001), Desert Riders in the central Sahara (featured on National Geographic Channel) and Gorge Riders in north-western Australia (2005).

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