Great and addicting story. The book is not actually so much about motorcycling. It's that too of course, but mainly it's a travel book, a book about different countries and habits. Read morePublished 10 hours ago by Dimitrios Doukas
It's a great 'read' and is less about motorbikes,[although of course the faithful Triumph is integral to the story] and more about Ted Simon's growth and awakening as he makes this... Read morePublished 20 days ago by andrew
Very good read. It is about the journey and the motorcycle, although important, is just the means to do it.
It made me want to travel!
Inspired by this book and several others in 2008 I bought a new BMW R1200 GSA motorcycle which now has over 30,000 miles on the odometer. Read more
An absolutely wonderful book.
Not as cynical as Paul Theroux's rail books, more actual motorcycleism than Persig's.
I've been telling strangers about it for thirty years. Read more
Having read this book several years ago, I went back and re-read it just a month or two ago. Simon is an amazing personality. Read morePublished 2 months ago by heyskipper