This is extreme motorcycling from the beginning of the golden age of travel, captured during the golden age of English – if there ever was one.
‘Nearly 40 on the 37’ couldn’t be a more literal title for any book…
This really is a book well-worth reading, if only to find out what she intends to do with two and a half tins of beaver wax!
2 doctors, 1 motorcycle and a remarkable 4 year journey around the world.
I was in my usual day-dreaming state admiring the remote scenery of the Trans Labrador Highway and not really concerned that Michelle had disappeared from my mirrors
…ultimately the story of a family reunion, delivered in a very special package.
Although I’m a bit nervous about taking a fully laden Harley off piste in direct contravention of the rental agreement, there’s no way I’m going to pass up the chance of this small diversion…
At 324 pages, this book feels neither longwinded, nor the writing rushed.
‘Triumph around the World’ could dispassionately (and errantly) be dismissed as the manifestation of a middle class, mid-life crisis.
We are delighted to say that Overland magazine will host the Global book launch of ‘Gone Riding’ by Dom Giles.
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The unavoidable first impression is that it’s quite a tome… Where was the editor?
I found myself turning the pages so fast, wanting to see what happened next, that once finished I had to read it again
The 1950s is for many the golden age of travel, and the romance that the freedom the road can provide is captured here in a manner rarely experienced.
This is a great eleven minute promo video from Australian Wade Stubbs
If you want to ‘go global’ but can’t face it on your own…
“They kill babies and fill them full of drugs to get them across the border.” …A thousand miles after leaving a snowy December Colorado, I…
Meeting the characters early on, we get a feel for just how the expedition will play; fun is the main ingredient interwoven into all the proceeding 43,000 miles.