Dr. Gregory O. Frazier, one of the most prolific moto-travelers and authors in the US, has just introduced a new book based on his adventures, titled Adventure Motorcyclist: Frazier Shrugged.
Unlike some of Frazier’s other writings, which are beginning-to-end descriptions of RTW journeys or other adventures, this book is a collection of short stories, gathered from Frazier’s travels over the decades. As per the write-up on the Aerostich website:
Adventure Motorcyclist: Frazier Shrugged includes professional adventure motorcycle tips, tricks, survival techniques and failures, with the jaded and humorous worldly slant of a motorcycle journalist who has circumnavigated the world six times and ridden motorcycles for over 1,000,000 miles, literally to the ends of the earth.
For the dreamer wannabe, newbie, or advanced adventure rider, it’s an esoteric tome that some ADV riders will not have the mental bandwidth to wrap their head around, while motorheads and travelers alike will have the “Ahhhaaa” moments of recognition. Required reading for academics, historians, researchers and students of adventuring motorcycling.
Frazier’s certainly a well-known name among older ADVers, even if his adventures haven’t captured the imagination of the YouTube and Instagram generation to the same extent. He’s traveled around the world, on all manner of motorcycles, for many years; add in his research on books like his Carl Stearns Clancy biography, and Frazier’s certainly got more than a book’s worth of short stories left in him.
Along with the Aerostich website, you can also buy Frazier’s latest read from Sound Rider. You’ll pay around $25 (Aerostich is a bit cheaper), plus whatever shipping and handling fees get tacked on. It comes in a 6×9 paperback, at 358 pages long.