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Short Way Up: A Classic Ride Through Southern Africa - 5,000 Solo Miles on a 1950s Ariel

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When classic motorcycle author Steve Wilson planned his 6,000 mile ride through Africa, perhaps his last real run on two wheels, the journey sounded challenging enough. In this moving account Steve chronicles the entire experience including bike preparation, organization, mechanical mayhem, personal discovery and - one of the reasons for the trip - raising a check for $5,000 for a small school in Kawaza, Zambia.

Synopsis:

In this moving account, author Steve Wilson chronicles his 6,000 mile ride through Africa, including mechanical mayhem, personal discovery and—one of the reasons for the trip—raising $5,000 for a small Zambian school.

About the Author

Steve Wilson is a leading classic motorcycle journalist and author of the definitive six-volume British Motorcycles Since 1950. He contributes monthly to Real Classic and Classic Car Mart magazines.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781844256853
Subtitle:
A Classic Ride Through Southern Africa - 5,000 Solo Miles on a 1950s Ariel
Publisher:
Haynes Publishing UK
Author:
Wilson, Steve
Subject:
Motorcycles - General
Subject:
Automotive - General
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20110915
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
32 color ill
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6.1 x 0.75 in 1 lb

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Short Way Up: A Classic Ride Through Southern Africa - 5,000 Solo Miles on a 1950s Ariel
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In this moving account, author Steve Wilson chronicles his 6,000 mile ride through Africa, including mechanical mayhem, personal discovery and—one of the reasons for the trip—raising $5,000 for a small Zambian school.
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