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No One Said It Would Be Easy: A youthful folly across the Americas on old bikes

No One Said It Would Be Easy: A youthful folly across the Americas on old bikes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Molloy, Des

An outrageous sortie on a pre-war BSA and two obscure, obsolete Yorkshire-made, single-cylinder Panther motorbikes. Poorly funded, with little planning, the ride depends on good luck, blind loyalty and terminal optimism. The struggle is managed with a youthful naivety. This is a ...recollection of a youth well-spent. Love and adventure are in the air with every chapter a precarious adventure. I was parched and scarcely able to breathe but I pushed and shoved and swore, screamed, yelled and cried and somehow I got Penelope up that bloody hill and struggled on until I could see the brick outpost over a sand dune. In the last 20 yards I bogged down again, and so leaving Penelope upright in the sand I staggered in, to the amazement of the soldiers. I beg for water
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ISBN 9781922328267
Published NZ 17 Sep 2019
Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781922328267
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
Imprint Tablo Pty Ltd
Published 17 Sep 2019
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
 › 1 other possible formats available
Author(s) By Molloy, Des
Category Motorcycles: General Interest
Travel & Holiday Guides
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand
Number of Pages 244
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 14mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 363g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Travel & Holiday Guides: General
ONIX Text General/trade