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Across America by motor-cycle

C. K. Shepherd

Across America by motor-cycle

by C. K. Shepherd

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Published by Longmans, Green & Co., E. Arnold & Co. in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C. K. Shepherd.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 248 p. :
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22914183M

    Across America by Motor-Cycle | This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible.   Across America by Motor-cycle C. K. Shepherd. Literature/Poetry; Shepherd RAF and his experiences as the first man to cross America from the east coast to the west coast on a two wheel motor cycle. The roads, specifically the condition, " For all my fellow Audio Book & E-Book /5(26).

    Across America by Motor-Cycle; Larger Images here. Across America by Motor-Cycle. Be the first to review this product. SKU: Availability: Out Almost years later, Mark Hunnibell discovered Shepherd's book while beginning to restore his own "basket case" Henderson motorcycle that his father had given him decades earlier.   Hunnibell has reprinted Shepherd’s book Across America by Motor-Cycle and has added to it hundreds of annotations that bring much deeper meaning to the text. In .

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Across America by motor-cycle by C. K. Shepherd Download PDF EPUB FB2

C.K. Shepherd’s Book C.K. Shepherd’s book about his epic motorcycle journey across America in is a motorcycle and American history classic. His book takes you along for his ride in a way that you can see just how primitive things were years ago when the United States was barely years old itself.

Fully Annotated Centennial Edition. My new edition of this classic book, Across America by Motor-Cycle – Fully Annotated Centennial Edition, is now available in paperback in bookstores and online at and.

At pages, the new paperback book more than doubles the page count of the classic by adding almost detailed notes and almost photos, figures. Inhe memorialized this journey for eternity in his book Across America by Motor-Cycle.

Shepherd’s tale is an informative and engaging reflection of the trials and tribulations of an Englishman’s solo adventure across the United States when there were no such things as interstate highways or even good street maps. Across America By Motor-Cycle (Paperback or Softback) by Shepherd, C.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Across America by Motor-Cycle book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as being cultu /5.

Inhe memorialized this journey for eternity in his book Across America by Motor-Cycle. Shepherd's tale is an informative and engaging reflection of the trials and tribulations of an Englishman's solo adventure across the United States when there were no such /5(7).

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Across America by Motor-cycle Hardcover – August 23 at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. While on his journey across America this summer, he will be gathering information and writing a new book – beginning with his own meandering path of discovery about C.K.

Shepherd and followed by his own 4,mile journey – with the working. Three years later, he wrote Across America by Motor-Cycle—a memoir and travelogue that has become a motorcycle history classic.

This book is now in the public domain and has been reprinted and made electronically available by others. However, all other known print reproductions contain low-quality images from the original book and the /5(6). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Across America by Motor-Cycle by C.

Shepherd and C. Shepherd (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at. Three years later, he wrote Across America by Motor-Cycle - a memoir and travelogue that has become a motorcycle history classic. The book is now in the public domain and has been reprinted and made electronically available by others besides me.

However, this is the first known production of the book. If ever again I find myself so utterly demented as to motor-cycle across the United States before proper roads have been constructed, may Heaven preserve me from "The Appian Way of America".

The reader may think that I am dwelling unduly on the subject of roads, but I do so at this juncture because it was a subject which now became of. Across America by Motor-Cycle: Fully Annotated Centennial Edition InCharles Kenilworth (“C.K.”) Shepherd—a veteran of World War I and former British Royal Air Force Captain—took some “time off” after his : CreateSpace Publishing.

He plans to document his journey with a book titled, Chasing Charles, Across America by Motor-Cycle II. He hopes it's the proper tribute to a man who has meant so much to him for decades. “I've purposely ridden on all these secondary roads the best I can to track where CK Shepherd rode on.

Inhe memorialized this journey for eternity in his book Across America by Motor-Cycle. Shepherd’s tale is an informative and engaging reflection of the trials and tribulations of an Englishman’s solo adventure across the United States when there were no such things as interstate highways or even good street : Union Square Publishing.

I proofed a lot of Across America by Motor-Cycle, by C.K. Shepherd, but from time to time other pesky proofreaders would grab some pages, so I was happy when it was posted to Project Gutenberg and I could at last read the entire book.

The author was an Englishman who decided just after World War I to ride “across America by motor-cycle,” going from New York to San Francisco. Across America by Motor-Cycle (Part 1): Intermission. August 1, I AM BACK HOME IN OHIO: On the afternoon of Monday, July 29th, I flew home from Flagstaff AZ, arriving home around am on Tuesday.

Willie Fernandez, my driver (and, as it worked out, my indispensable support “engineer”), dropped off my trailer yesterday afternoon.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shepherd, C. Across America by motor-cycle. New York: Longmans, Green & Co. ; London: E. Arnold & Co., Across America by Motor-Cycle | This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. A Coast To Coast Motorcycle Ride Across America.

We get many emails and calls from riders who want to take a motorcycle across America, which is really encouraging. Between us, Tim and myself have crossed America five times by bike, and every time it’s different.

Book from Project Gutenberg: Across America by Motor-cycle.Across America by Motor-Cycle: Fully Annotated Centennial Edition is the product of Mark’s dogged determination to discover and tell the rest of the story of Charles Kenilworth Shepherd’s amazing journey.

He also plans to document his own journey in a subsequent book with the working title Chasing Charles: Across America by Motor-Cycle II.Across America by motor-cycle by C. K. Shepherd; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Description and travel, Accessible book; Places: United States; People.