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 16 days ago by heyskipper
I can see now how this book inspired the Long Way Round and Long Way Down series. I will forever recollect tales from this book as ride along on my own bike.Published 1 month ago by SEAN MCBEE
Really enjoyable read. He has a way with words and it is much more of a Paul Theroux type travelogue than a the autobiography of a guy who travels the world on a bike. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Martin Sparkes
Very well written and descriptive, the only sad thing is that a trip like that would not be possible today due to political unrest in so many places along is route.Published 1 month ago by Tony Y.