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Man Who Would Stop at Nothing Long-Distance Motorcycling's Endless Road

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ISBN-10: 0393344126

ISBN-13: 9780393344127

Edition: 2012

Authors: Melissa Holbrook Pierson

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World’s Toughest Motorcycle Riders—long-distance motorcycling is not a pastime but an obsession. In this candid, eloquent, sharply observed book, Melissa Holbrook Pierson introduces us to this strange endeavor and the men and women who live to ride impossibly long distances, eating up road, almost without cease. And who find it nothing but fun.Perhaps the most determined of them is John Ryan, a magnetic, enigmatic man who loves nothing better than breaking records of amazing distance—at no small risk to himself and his health. But why? Pierson, who rediscovered the joys of motorcycling in the midst of a personal crisis, puts on her helmet and joins Ryan in his element in order to understand…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/19/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.47" wide x 8.23" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 0.374
Language: English

She lives in upstate New York. She is the author of The Perfect Vehicle: What Is Is about Motorcycles.

Foreword: Forward
A Damnably Labyrinthine Branch
Ingesting Road
This Near to Hellfire
Pause: They Endure
A Circle Back
Those Monumental Days
Pause: Motorcyclists Endure
A Difficult Road
A Family Bound
More and More Detached
Only These Rides
Afterword: There is Only Forward