If adventure came knocking, would you have the courage to open the door? That was the question Susie had to answer. She was very comfortably established in her hometown routine, semiretired and serene. So it was with some misgivings that she agreed to take a tour around the perimeter of the United States with her husband, Bob. The conveyance? His new dream machine, a Harley-Davidson motorcycle with a sidecar added just for her. With no former riding experience and no little anxiety, she goes along for the ride. She learns a bit about the country, its people, and some very important things about herself. Come along for a virtual ride! But don't get too comfortable, because one day, it might be your door that adventure finds.
A motorcycle adventure through Europe, Russia, Asia and South America.Take a seat in a Russian banya, a Mongolian Ger, or a campfire in the deserted pampas. Ride with the author through icy deserts, over dizzying mountain passes, through swamps and endless forests. Experience the driest desert as well as the deepest lake in the world. And more important than the places, meet the people that make a motorcycle trip the most memorable adventure of a lifetime.A 14-month motorcycle adventure through Europe, Russia, Asia and South America. Upon completion of university, Patrick packed his motorcycle and headed east. Or almost. First,there were Visa's to apply for, an apartment to pack up, and then winter to wait out. But once those hurdles were cleared Patrick rode from his city in the South of Germany to meet up with his riding partner in Berlin, and together they began a journey of a lifetime on their BMW motorcycles.
2001 North American Society for Sports History Book of the YearThis volume studies the formative period of racing between 1790 and 1914. This was a time when, despite the opposition of a respectable minority, attendance at horse races, betting on horses, or reading about racing increasingly became central leisure activities of much of British society.
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