From Crystal Palace to Red Square

A Hapless Biker's Road to Russia

Critically acclaimed author Kevin Turner (Bonjour! Is This Italy? A Hapless Biker’s Guide to Europe) heads off on another ill-thought out adventure, this time aiming his heavily laden Kawasaki north towards the towering waterfalls of Norway, before heading east on a long and treacherous journey to Moscow. This fascinating adventure - part sprint, part marathon - charts the perils, pitfalls and thrills of a 6000 mile solo motorcycle journey across Europe, Scandinavia and into Asia. The author's observations and anecdotes transform this motorcycle guidebook into a laugh-a-minute page turner, which inspires and entertains in equal measure.

Synopsis


Critically acclaimed author Kevin Turner (Bonjour! Is This Italy? A Hapless Biker’s Guide to Europe) heads off on another ill-thought out adventure, aiming his heavily laden Kawasaki north towards the towering waterfalls of Norway, before heading east on a long and treacherous journey to Moscow. This fascinating adventure - part sprint, part marathon - charts the perils, pitfalls and thrills of a 6000 mile solo motorcycle journey across Europe, Scandinavia and into Asia. The author's observations and anecdotes transform this motorcycle guidebook into a laugh-a-minute page turner, which inspires and entertains in equal measure.

Review quotes about “Bonjour! Is This Italy? A Hapless Biker’s Guide to Europe” – the author’s previous book

“One of the funniest books I've read in a long time" (webBikeWorld)

"Packed full of humour and insights. Kevin’s book will inspire you" (Adventure Bike Rider)

“Honest, entertainingly written [and] useful” (Evening Standard)

"A must read for anyone who has ever toured on a bike" (The Biker Guide)

“The way [Turner] transcribes some personally historical moments, is quite magical”
(Overland Magazine)

“Turner is a concise and eloquent writer [and his] trials and tribulations make an excellent light read” (Visor Down)

“An enjoyable read that makes a month’s ride around Europe seem like a lot of fun” (RiDE)

"A highly recommended book that will keep you gripped this summer" (Burton Mail)

“[Turner] has a way with words, a sense of humour and a passion for the off-beat” (Bike Rider)

About the author


Kevin Turner is a freelance motorcycle journalist and the author of the critically acclaimed Bonjour! Is This Italy? A Hapless Biker’s Guide to Europe. Following the success of his first book, Turner decided to embark on another trip, this time heading into Northern Europe and Scandinavia. In typically hapless fashion, planning and preparation were kept to a minimum, ensuring a journey of discovery, excitement, and occasional peril, in the grand tradition of foolhardy adventure. The resulting story blends Turner’s eloquent and often hilarious writing with some truly inspiration locations, resulting in a unique adventure for bikers and non-bikers alike.

eBook details

eISBN: 978-1-845847-95-1 • eV number: eV4795 • Published: September 2014 • Language: English • Digital edition: First Digital Edition. Base eBook price: £10.99 / $17.99 / €14.99 (vendors may set their own prices, so actual prices may vary).
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Original book info

V4622 • Paperback • 21x14.8cm • £14.99 • 160 pages • 134 colour pictures • ISBN: 978-1-845846-22-0 • UPC: 6-36847-04622-4. Price subject to change, P&P extra.


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