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Adventure Motorcycling Handbook, 5th: Worldwide Motorcycling Route & Planning Guide
by Chris Scott (Goodreads Author)
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. This expanded and re-designed new edition is packed with essential advice and practical know-how on the vital preparation for undertaking a long journey off ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published August 1st 2005 by Trailblazer Publications
(first published October 16th 1996)
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If you are new to riding and want to head south of the border, I insist you read this book first. Then take some long distance rides here in the comfy US (or Europe) as practice before heading out to unknown lands and adventure, especially if you ride solo. Simple bike, means simple repairs, so ditch the idea of taking a high-tech bike for the ride. Comprende? I find most of what is written in the book to be applicable to my rides deep into Mexico from Houston.
After exploring the Sahara in 1980s, I wrote Desert Biking in 1993. That evolved into today's Adventure Motorcycling Handbook, now in its 6th edition. I also co-wrote several editions of Australia for Rough Guides and worked on other RG titles. Desert Travels, a Saharan travelogue came next, then Sahara Overland, Overlanders Handbook, and Morocco Overland, all for Trailblazer Guides. I also enjoy ...moreMore about Chris Scott...