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Old 01-19-2013, 08:56 PM   #16
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Going to start reading Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance as soon as Im done with a Tad Williams novel Im reading.
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Old 01-20-2013, 08:15 PM   #17
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Old 01-26-2013, 10:01 PM   #18
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Not necessarily a mc book but the classic Travels with Charlie by John Steinbeck here is a sample:

A trip, a safari, an exploration, is an entity, different from all other journeys. It has personality, temperament, individuality, uniqueness. A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike.
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Old 01-26-2013, 10:44 PM   #19
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Lots of good books above that i'd second. I've been on an Adventure Riding Book kick for the last few years my favorites are:

- Two Wheels Through Terror and One Day at a Time by Glenn (Aka Striking Viking here on ADV)
- Jupiters Travels - Ted Simons books are some of my favorites.
- Mondo Enduro - Great adventure, not quite the way I would want to tour, and the writing style is a bit interesting, but still a great read
- Into Africa - This is Sam Manicom's first book out of a four that are really good reads. Just finished the last one.
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Old 01-27-2013, 04:35 AM   #20
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:05 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by Brent T View Post
By Rush drummer, Neil Peart.
I will second that and add Roadshow my him as well.
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