Frankenstein Scooters to Dracula's Castle

Frankenstein Scooters to Dracula's Castle

PayPal Checkout
Frankenstein Scooters to Dracula's Castle
 A scooter travel yarn by Martin 'Sticky' Round' -196 pages - 90 colour pictures - 210mm x 147mm - Soft Back


‘a fantastic read, punchy succinct, wry and funny. Buy it. Read it.’ – The Daily Star, UK

‘vintage scooters from Italy to Istanbul, epic!’ – Horizons Unlimited, International

‘This is a book that anyone can enjoy… affable and fun’ – Overland Magazine, UK

‘a must-have for all adventure junkies out there’ – Bike India Magazine

‘fascinating tale which combines culture politics and a frisbee’ – Scootering Magazine, UK

‘Well worth a read and if you are a scooterazzi, it’s a must’ – Bike Rider Magazine, New Zealand

"My family don’t do easy. Tracy and I ride vintage scooters: a Maicoletta and a Lambretta respectively, but not standard ones. Ours are unique, radically modified scooters fitted with motorcycle engines. Frankenstein’s monsters, built in a shed. ‘We are riding to Istanbul with our friend Dean on another Lambretta. Doing the trip one-up would be too easy, so his daughter is riding pillion and I’m taking my 11-year old son. ‘Straight to Turkey through Greece would be too easy. Instead we are going via Romania. We’ll stop off at Vlad the Impaler’s house on the way, to see if he can come out to play. I’ll bring a Frisbee…"

Sticky is a freelance writer, former editor of Scootering Magazine and best-selling author. This book is more than a travel journal; it’s the insightful out-pouring of a mind that’s been pickled in two-stroke fumes for thirty years. Sex, murder, war, politics and religion – all these are briefly glossed over, before the book moves to more important subjects. How can you cross a continent on a vintage scooter without the wheels falling off; and more importantly, what to do when that happens. Sticky proves that smaller wheels are no hindrance to adventure. In fact they help. Doing this on a motorcycle would be just too easy…

Checkout This You Tube Video, which will give you a insight into the book

  • Condition:
  • Product Code: