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post #1 of 9 Old 01-10-2019, 09:00 AM Thread Starter
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Lone Rider by Elspeth Beard

A really good book about a single woman from England who traveled around the world, mostly by herself on a BMW in the mid 80's....I think it's only available in paperback. I just finished it and would be happy to give it or send it to anyone who agrees to do the same after they finish reading...
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I think I saw that in a magazine somewhere......Brave woman.

Sort of reminded me of the gal who road that Ural trike all over the USA by herself and camped everywhere she went. Just a little dog as her companion.



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Elspeth is a charming person and a true individual. She accomplished a tremendous feat without a supporting cast and with little afterthought.
My wife and I had tea with her in London this summer. She's every bit as wonderful as her book. I've given several copies to friends.
Cheers.
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Hello Dan - I will be happy to read the book and pass it on per your direction. Personal msg sent your way and Thank You.

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Hello Dan - I will be happy to read the book and pass it on per your direction. Personal msg sent your way and Thank You.

It's yours... I'll send it out tomorrow and I hope you enjoy it. Be sure to pass it on..

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Link to a short personal video about the book

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Hey Peter, I'd be interested when you're done with it.

And what a cool idea, Dan.

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K1600 lending library..... It's on it's way to PeterB

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Lone Rider

I really enjoyed the adventuresome spirit of this book. Many of us have traveled long-distances and have embraced the myriad challenges Elspeth shares. Well worth the read!

meese - give me an address and it'll be on the way.


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