Every red-blooded motorcyclist dreams of making the Big Trip – Chris Scott’s Adventure Motorcycling Handbook, now updated and in its 7th edition, is the comprehensive manual to make that dream a reality. Cape Town to Kathmandu or Patagonia to Mongolia, whether you're planning your own Big Trip or just enjoy reading about other people's adventures, this book is guaranteed to illuminate, entertain and, above all, inspire.
Fully-revised 7th edition
Practical information – Choosing a bike and preparation: documentation, sponsorship, ten popular overland machines rated, preparation and gear (what you actually need, not what you can buy) as well as dealing with culture shock, borders, robbery, medical emergencies, shipping, navigation, wild camping, highway and off-road riding, fault diagnosis plus Austin Vince’s filming tips.
Trans-continental route outlines – Across Asia, Africa and Latin America – the countries of the developing world: aka the ‘AM Zone’.
Tales from the Saddle – Spoke-bending moto adventures from the earliest two-wheel pioneers to recent first-hand accounts.
Trip reports from contemporary travellers – including Jamie Duncan, Steph Jeavons, Lois Pryce, Ted Simon and Lisa & Simon Thomas.