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Old 02-02-2010, 08:06 AM   #1
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The University of Gravel Roads - Global Lessons from a Four Year Motorcycle Adventure


Four years, 95000 miles, and one bullet hole turns into 160 full color, 8.5" x 11" pages of rambling travelogue dealing with the how's, where's, and why's. Follow the linky to read sections of the book and ordering details. USD$35 + shipping from Canada which is USD$12 for ground service. PayPal friendly. Link to The University of Gravel Roads book site.
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Old 02-04-2010, 08:27 AM   #2
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I met Rene at the Vancouver Motorcycle Show, very nice guy. I bought his book which he autographed for me. The photography and story and very good.

This is a nice book for your M/C book shelf and would make a great gift.
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Old 02-04-2010, 07:11 PM   #3
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Thanks for sharing your adventure with us!
I thoroughly enjoyed meeting Rene, then reading his book, which I purchased at the Calgary show. Great adventure, nice photography, and the best part, he LIVED our dream. Hats off to you RENE!
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Old 04-10-2010, 06:17 PM   #4
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Just wanted to give this a bump. My wife & I met Rene a few years back in Mexico while we were on vacation and he was riding through. Great guy, great photographer (Rene, are you going to produce any more calendars?) and I can't wait to buy a copy of his book. He inspired me to make my own (all too brief and nothing like his adventure) trip down into Mexico and you've got to support a fellow rider like him.

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Old 07-07-2010, 05:16 PM   #5
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Not Available on Amazon

Amazon is out "Currently Unavailable".

Does anyone have suggestions of where I can get a copy of the book?

Thanks in advance.
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Old 07-07-2010, 05:17 PM   #6
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http://universityofgravelroads.com/buy_book.html
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Old 07-08-2010, 08:34 AM   #7
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Friendly bump.

Congrats, it was a great read. Very nice photo's and a fun, honest writing style. I'd highly recommend it to others.
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Old 07-08-2010, 05:56 PM   #8
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Just bought a copy... Anything to support someone that lives my dream is money well spent.
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Old 07-09-2010, 11:58 PM   #9
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Great read and very friendly guy. I read it a few times actually and was in touch with the author.

Refreshing and well put together
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Old 07-13-2010, 08:56 AM   #10
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Hey Rene, I attended your presentation last night in Ottawa, well done :). I felt bad for you having to answer some of those "odd" questions, lol. Suppose your getting used to it though.

Good luck in your future endeavours, they sound exciting.
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Old 07-14-2010, 07:08 PM   #11
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Great read

Just finished the book, excellent read. It really builds to a true adventure throughout the book.

Definitely recommend it!
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Old 07-15-2010, 06:01 PM   #12
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Good read!

Hey Rene! It was nice to have a coffee with you when you were in town! And great to hear that the Kanata Chapters agreed to give you some shelf space...it will save some Ottawa buys the shipping fee.

Hope to see you if you come back next year!
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Old 08-18-2010, 05:30 PM   #13
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Just wanted to say this is a great read and a coffee-table quality made book.

Just so folks know it is available directly from Rene at his website. BMWMOA incorrectly said it was available from Amazon.

Thanks Rene!
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Old 02-07-2011, 10:58 AM   #14
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Hey Inmates,

Anyone looking for a good read and some inspiration through the Winter check out Rene's book.

It's a great book with some awesome pics too!

Link to The University of Gravel Roads book site.

Now Rene is also running moto trips in Africa too...

http://renedian.com/



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Old 03-03-2013, 07:27 PM   #15
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Bumped into Rene at the Montreal motorcycle show, was nice to see him again. Pulled his book out to read it again, was as good a read as the first time!
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