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A Biker's Life : Misadventures on (and off) Two Wheels

$4.00 USD $13.00
This book reminds millions of motorcyclists why their bike gives them the freedom to be exactly who they want to be. When you ride a motorbike you become part of a worldwide community of kindred spirits - those of us who will not be pacified by driving a car, but instead live for adventure, escape and the sheer thrill of the throttle.

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Description

By Henry Cole

I can't think of anywhere I'd less like to be than in a car. When you're driving a car, you're not taking part, you're a spectator. You're in a can; if it's cold you turn up the heating, if you're hungry you have a wine gum.

You might be looking at what's going on, but you're definitely not a part of it. A BIKER'S LIFE is the dramatic, humorous and candid memoir of one of the most recognisable names in motorcycling. Henry Cole's passion for motorbikes began when, at the age of eight, he was first introduced to a 'man cave'.

His great-uncle Redbeard's corrugated iron shed was 'stuffed to the gills with old motorbikes' which Henry helped rebuild and ride. Since then, Henry's life can be charted through the bikes and journeys he has been on - from a stifling public-school education, via many years battling addiction, to the big-sky iconic routes Henry has ridden for over twenty series as presenter of numerous TV shows. This book reminds millions of motorcyclists why their bike gives them the freedom to be exactly who they want to be.  When you ride a motorbike you become part of a worldwide community of kindred spirits - those of us who will not be pacified by driving a car, but instead live for adventure, escape and the sheer thrill of the throttle.

Reviews (15)

Customer Reviews

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A.P.
Bikers Life

The book arrived on time. It proved an engaging read and I may even buy another motorbike!

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P.W.
Worth a read.

One third the way through and such a varied life, much more interesting that expected, if the rest of the book is as good I will be impressed. Love it...mate..😂

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C.E.
Good read

No interest in bikes and don't read books! - but this I read in half a day which is amazing for me
Really interesting bloke Henry Cole,watch all his TV programmes and is a bit of a hero of mine

K
Kevin

Brilliantly written and composed

K
Kevin

Brilliant insight about life’s ups and downs and pulling through no matter what
Keep on rocking and rolling Henry hey.

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A Biker's Life : Misadventures on (and off) Two Wheels

$4.00 USD $13.00

By Henry Cole

I can't think of anywhere I'd less like to be than in a car. When you're driving a car, you're not taking part, you're a spectator. You're in a can; if it's cold you turn up the heating, if you're hungry you have a wine gum.

You might be looking at what's going on, but you're definitely not a part of it. A BIKER'S LIFE is the dramatic, humorous and candid memoir of one of the most recognisable names in motorcycling. Henry Cole's passion for motorbikes began when, at the age of eight, he was first introduced to a 'man cave'.

His great-uncle Redbeard's corrugated iron shed was 'stuffed to the gills with old motorbikes' which Henry helped rebuild and ride. Since then, Henry's life can be charted through the bikes and journeys he has been on - from a stifling public-school education, via many years battling addiction, to the big-sky iconic routes Henry has ridden for over twenty series as presenter of numerous TV shows. This book reminds millions of motorcyclists why their bike gives them the freedom to be exactly who they want to be.  When you ride a motorbike you become part of a worldwide community of kindred spirits - those of us who will not be pacified by driving a car, but instead live for adventure, escape and the sheer thrill of the throttle.

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