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Against the Clock: The Incredible Story of the 7/49: 49 States in 7 Days by Motorcycle!
by Ron Ayres
The incredible story of Ron Ayres' record-breaking and historic ride demonstrates the importance of teamwork in achieving a difficult objective many thought unattainable. Ayres' compelling text captures the flavor of the ride as it happened with total sincerity.
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published November 1st 1999 by Whitehorse Gear
(first published July 1st 1999)
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Jun 26, 2009 Greg rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Long distance motorcycling enthusiasts
Against the Clock is the account of Ron Ayres' record setting ride to 49 states (excluding Hawaii) in 7 days. Along the way, he also broke the record for visiting the 48 contiguous states in just barely over 6 days. I really enjoyed Against the Wind, the story of his participation in the Iron Butt Rally, and so when I saw this book at a used bookstore I snatched it up. I enjoyed it tremendously as well. I reinforces my own desire to see more of the U.S. by motorcycle, although I'm more inclined ...more