Publication Date: 23/01/2020 ISBN: 9781783529391 Category:

Mind is the Ride

Jet McDonald

Publisher: Unbound
Publication Date: 23/01/2020 ISBN: 9781783529391 Category:
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When Jet McDonald cycled four thousand miles to India and back, he didn’t want to write a straightforward account. He wanted to go on an imaginative journey. The age of the travelogue is over: today we need to travel inwardly to see the world with fresh eyes. Mind is the Ride is that journey, a pedal-powered antidote to the petrol-driven philosophies of the past.

The book takes the reader on a physical and intellectual adventure from West to East using the components of the bike as a metaphor for philosophy, which is woven into the cyclist’s experience. Each chapter is based around a single component, and as Jet travels he adds new parts and new philosophies until the bike is ‘built’; the ride to India is completed; and the relationship between mind, body and bicycle made apparent.

Publisher Review

'A truly unique reading experience' Bike Radar, Best Cycling Books 2020

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