A motorcycle adventure through Europe, Russia, Asia and South America.Take a seat in a Russian banya, a Mongolian Ger, or a campfire in the deserted pampas. Ride with the author through icy deserts, over dizzying mountain passes, through swamps and endless forests. Experience the driest desert as well as the deepest lake in the world. And more important than the places, meet the people that make a motorcycle trip the most memorable adventure of a lifetime.A 14-month motorcycle adventure through Europe, Russia, Asia and South America. Upon completion of university, Patrick packed his motorcycle and headed east. Or almost. First,there were Visa's to apply for, an apartment to pack up, and then winter to wait out. But once those hurdles were cleared Patrick rode from his city in the South of Germany to meet up with his riding partner in Berlin, and together they began a journey of a lifetime on their BMW motorcycles.
Taking the first-time-buyer step-by-step through the entire experience of buying your first motorcycle, this friendly, clear, and jargon-free book explains everything you need to know to get the most out of your bike. Covering practicalities such as the pros and cons of biking, and what type of bike may best suit you, to training, insurance, and maintenance - even choosing the right kit, where to buy, and where to ride are covered in this invaluable guide - this book shows you the whole story.