"If anyone knows determination, perseverance, agony and terror it is Glen Heggstad. And that motorcycles are fun! Straight to the point with moods and emotions that come right off the page, I’m surprised I haven’t seen a movie on this book already." Jimmy Lewis, editor, Cycle World Magazine
Heggstad’s factual account is entirely possible . . . it is certainly a nice way to spend an evening." Motorcycle Consumer News
"A spectacular and gripping read. In it, Heggstad manages to illustrate the joys and hardships and benefits and drawbacks of two-wheeled global travel to some of the most difficult places on the planet." Friction Zone
When you read his book, start it on a Friday evening, because you’ll spend all weekend traveling with him. You won’t be able to put it down" Cycle World Adventures
"This is a story of extreme travel at its finest. Everyone, especially riders, will appreciate the extremes this man went to in pursuit of his ultimate journey." Road Runner
About the Author
After growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, Glen Heggstad went from being the youngest Hells Angel ever voted in, to International Martial Arts champion. He’s spent the last two decades traveling the world solo from hitchhiking through Ireland to motorcycling the Third World. Made famous after a harrowing capture by Colombian terrorists and along with frequent newspaper articles, he’s been featured on CBS News 48 Hours, National Public Radio, MSNBC, Montel Williams, Larry King Live and is the subject of a National Geographic Channel docu-drama. While out on the road, he stays in touch with readers by posting travelogues on his widely viewed website www.strikingviking.net.