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For example, early in the text, Hesketh writes about riding gear, noting how a ride is made better by having good riding gear, whether luggage, rain gear, camping gear, and so on. He writes with a keen eye for the joys of the road and a sensitive understanding of people, their drives, their successes and their failures. His is a sensitive, well written exploration of the road and of his inner demons and how he copes with both. Still, behind the honesty is hope that those who fall will be able to rise again on the road to recovery. The thrill, pure and simple.

Leaving the bike parked in the street I walked into the yard and around the house. Hesketh does not paint a fantasy picture of recovery, but is honest and straightforward about the pitfalls users face when battling their disease. It is a well-written, sharply seen ride through America, as well as an introspective examination of his past and hope for his future.

Hesketh takes readers

Hesketh takes readers on a satisfying ride through this new age as he seeks to recover a part of himself that had been lost many years prior, and his recovery is an uplifting end to his quest. Without these cookies, we won't know if you have any performance-related issues that we may be able to address. Whether Hesketh is channeling his inner Samuel Johnson or sounding the depths of Zen wisdom, it works. Even though it might have looked good on the outside, inside was full of turmoil.

He does not condemn or judge. This is a bittersweet part of the trip, for while many have followed the twelve steps to recovery, others have failed and fallen victim again to the disease of addiction.

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Performance and reliability cookies These cookies allow us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability. We use this information to create a better experience for all users. But none of that happened. Chappell This is not the type of motorcycle book I would normally pick off the shelf. As a closing chapter of the sixties, it was becoming a part of popular culture and gaining mainstream social acceptability.

One of the elements that works in this text is the inclusion of tales of addiction of people Hesketh knows or meets along the journey. He is a writer who worked for the Miami Herald and has published in Rider, Roadracing World, and other professional biking journals.

But as an opening chapter for the decade that followed, it foreshadowed a failed experiment in individual freedom. His prose is not that of an amateur who is driven to tell his story. These tales broaden the narrative, expanding the stories of addiction and recovery to national breadth.