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Best motorcycle travel story?

Hello,

Can you please tell me which travel story or stories you have found to be the most amazing or memorable?

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But there is so many!! But the best is always the ones you make yourself!
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My current favourite is Robert Fulton's "One Man Caravan" - RTW by moto in the early 30's.

Great story, funny motivation, beautiful writing and humour as dry as a slice of Kingsmill toast. Photos and hand-drawn maps as well...
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'Running With The Moon' By Johny Bealby is a great book, well worth reading.
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yes, Running with the Moon is the best travel story I read. Ted Simons book Jupiters Travels is a fantastic book about his rtw journey in the 70s.

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Amazon.com: Motorcycle Adventurer: Carl Stearns Clancy: First Motorcyclist To Ride Around The World 1912-1913 (9781450221412): Dr. Gregory W. Frazier: Books

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My current favourite is Robert Fulton's "One Man Caravan" - RTW by moto in the early 30's.

Great story, funny motivation, beautiful writing and humour as dry as a slice of Kingsmill toast. Photos and hand-drawn maps as well...
He filmed alot of his trip, you can get both the book and DVD at Aerostich.

One Man Caravan and Twice Upon A Caravan - SAVE $5.00 :: Aerostich/RiderWearHouse Motorcycle Jackets, Suits, Clothing, & Gear

Two others I got at Amazon for the Kindle reader.

Adventures of a Motorcycle Despatch Rider During the First World War W.H.L. Watson

Across America by motor-cycle (1922) Shepherd, C. K
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