Two for the Road

Two for the Road

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Roads are for journeys, not destinations. In 2003 Melbourne couple Shirley Hardy-Rix and her husband Brian Rix fulfilled a lifelong ambition of motorcycling across the world. In an incredible 350-day journey, they would do everything they'd ever dreamed of as well as getting much more than they'd bargained for. Crossing 27 countries and covering 56, 671 kilometres, they raced around the Isle of Man motorcycle circuit on Mad Sunday, survived Iran's traffic and travelled through Taliban strongholds under armed guard. Shirley and Brian's story is an epic account of the ups and downs of seeing the world on two wheels - from the frustrations of potholes and flat tyres, to the splendour of some of Europe and Asia's most awe-inspiring sights. Full of terrific anecdotes, down-to-earth humour and practical advice, Two for the Road is a must for anyone who's ever imagined escaping the daily grind to experience the romance of the open road.These arena#39;t a problem, but the little rise allowsme toseethe warning lightsatthe bottomof the instrument panel, over the nowpacked tank bag. To myhorror, the alternator light ison, indicating that we are running on battery power alone. ... The mechanictakes onelook atitand then jumps on his scooter and scours all the motorcycle andcar dealerships, looking for somethingtoreplace the belt. Hehas no luckanbsp;...

Title:Two for the Road
Author:Shirley Hardy-Rix, Brian Rix
Publisher:Shirley Hardy-Rix - 2014-04-01


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