Motorcycles I've Loved: A Memoir

Motorcycles I've Loved: A Memoir

Lily Brooks-Dalton


“What the PCT is to Cheryl Strayed, the open street is to Brooks-Dalton.”—Cosmopolitan 

A robust memoir a few younger lady whose ardour for bikes leads her down a highway all her own.

At twenty-one-years-old, Lily Brooks-Dalton is feeling misplaced; returning to New England after 3 and a part years touring abroad, she unearths herself unsettled, unattached, and with out the force to maneuver ahead. whilst a pal mentions deciding to buy a motorbike, Brooks-Dalton is intrigued and encouraged. sooner than lengthy she is diving headlong into the realm of gearheads, reconsidering her atmosphere in the course of the visor of a motorbike helmet, and starting a research of movement that may aid her comprehend her personal trajectory. Her love for those robust machines begins as a diversion, yet as she keeps using and conserving her personal bikes, she rediscovers herself, her background, and her momentum.

Forced to confront her limitations—new and outdated, actual and imagined—Brooks-Dalton learns concentration, endurance, and the way to navigate lifestyles at the highway. As she builds self belief, either on her motorbike and rancid, she starts off to discover her approach, finally project an bold experience that leaves her reinforced, revitalized, and ready for no matter what comes next.

Honest and lyrical, uncooked and thoughtful, Motorcycles I’ve Loved is a daring portrait of 1 younger woman’s empowering trip of independence and resolution.

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