In an odd way, though, this is as much a book about buddies as it is a "man(kind) vs. nature" piece.
One of the things I liked most about this book is that it did not preach any one environmental doctrine.
I enjoyed this book very much, finding it to be entertaining, informative, and inspiring all at once.
Easy, quick read. Melville's style and mission are noble. Book will make you question some of your practices and purchases.Published 4 months ago by Teacher in MI
My 20 year old son loves this book. He really enjoys that down to earth way it is written as well as the adventurousness of it.Published 17 months ago by Amazon Customer
Well written with information about the conversion as well as the efforts to find the fuel. The side trips were good too.Published 19 months ago by dug
I had to read this as part of a college class, and it is not bad.
The author weaves research and his agenda into stories about his road trip across the country in a way that... Read more
Vermonter & freelance writer, Greg Melville, tried to limit his carbon footprint by purchasing a second vehicle & running it on waste fuel. Read morePublished on May 23, 2012 by R. A. Frauenglas
this book is very interesting and it's an easy read. i thought i was going to hate reading it, but i actually enjoyed reading for once.Published on September 6, 2009 by Shelley M. Butler
Greasy Rider lives up to the kind of expectation created by its clever name: it is an intelligent, funny and stimulating read. Read morePublished on July 19, 2009 by Tom Hilpert
Like an earlier reviewer, I'm not sure if this book's hook is really true - the supposed first cross-country trip in a car powered only by vegetable oil. Read morePublished on March 31, 2009 by doomsdayer520
Ok, the claim in the book is this was the first ever cross country trip fueled by used vegetable oil. Read morePublished on February 18, 2009 by R. J. McCabe