The best motorcycle reads for this Christmas

When the weather outside is frightful, and your bike is tucked away for winter, the next best thing is reading about other peoples’ experiences on two wheel.

So put your slippers on, turn the fire up, and relax into your favourite spot on the sofa with some of the best motorcycle books available.


Long Way Back

In February 2016 Charley Boorman shattered his left leg and broke his hand and ankle in a motorcycle accident. Long Way Back details Charley’s long journey back on to two wheels after the accident, and delves into his past on two wheels.

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Lone Rider: The First British Woman to Motorcycle Around the World

In 1982, aged just 23, Elspeth Beard set off from London on a 35,000 mile solo adventure around the world on her BMW R60/6. This book is the story of that epic adventure.

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Triumph: The Art of the Motorcycle

This glorious book tells the story of Triumoh motorcycles over the years, thanks to unprecedented behind the scenes access. A must for any lover of the Triumph brand.

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Road Racer: It’s in My Blood

Michael Dunlop is one of the greatest racers on the road, and in this book he talks for the first time about his family, how he got involved in racing and how he keeps getting on a bike despite the risks.

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Built for Speed

One of the all time road racing greats, John McGuinness’s autobiography pulls no punches and details John’s life from his humble beginnings in Morecambe, to the top step of the TT podium.

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Guy Martin: Worms to Catch

Fan favourite Guy Martin has done more in the last couple of years than most will ever dream of doing in a lifetime. This book tells the story of some of Guy’s crazy adventures, including his 2,745 cycle across America.

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Red Tape and White Knuckles: One Woman’s Motorcycle Adventure through Africa

Lois Pryce wanted to ride to Cape Town, South Africa, so she did. This book details the amazing journey that took her through the Sahara and into war-torn Angola along the way.


Pushing the Limits

In his autobiography, Casey Stoner opens up for the first time about his early family life, and details every high and low on his way to becoming a two-time MotoGP champion.


MotoGP: 25 Years of Dorna

This book, written by well-respected MotoGP journalist and commentator Nick Harris, tells the story of how Dorna took an ailing world championship and turned it into the huge success we see today.

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