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Sons of Thunder: Writing from the Fast Lane: A Motorcycling Anthology

Sons of Thunder: Writing from the Fast Lane: A Motorcycling Anthology

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'A fool couldn't ride the Vincent Black Shadow more than once, but a fool can ride a Ducati 900 many times, and it will always be a bloodcurdling kind of fun. That is the Curse of Speed which has plagued me all my life. I am a slave to it. On my tombstone they will carve, IT NEVER GOT FAST ENOUGH FOR ME.' - Hunter S. Thompson Sons of Thunder, Neil Bradford's exhilaratingly high-octane collection of motorcycle writing, makes a persuasive case for the unique excitement and emotional experience offered by one of mankind's greatest inventions. Featuring full-throttle tales by T.E. Lawrence, Roald Dahl, Melissa Holbrook Pierson, Robert Hughes and many others, and ranging from Hunter S. Thompson's rip-roaring prose to lyrical contributions from Ted Hughes, Thom Gunn and Robert Pirsig, the groundbreaking Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance author, Sons of Thunder is a thrilling tribute to the pleasures and perils of riding this awesome machine.

TransportRoad & motor vehicles: general interestMotorcycles: general interest Publisher: Mainstream Publishing Publication Date: 05/07/2012 ISBN-13: 9781780575247  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Neil Bradford has ridden motorcycles for over thirty years. He has owned Hondas, Kawasakis, Aprilias and a Ducati but always returns to flat-twin BMWs and currently rides an R1200GS Adventure. He works in publishing.

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