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Motorcycle books are now for sale via our motomerlin shop here

We have a large stock of new books & manuals plus a growing selection of out of print titles.

It will take sometime to get these online, so get in touch with your requests, thanks, Mike

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More motorcycle books here Merlin

Short Way Up – A classic ride through Southern Africa

Short Way Up – A classic ride through Southern Africa

When Steve Wilson planned a 6,000-mile ride through Africa, the journey sounded challenging enough – just two Brits on 1950s Ariels,

using their own resources to survive life on the wild roads. It became even more hair-raising when events meant he would have to do the ride solo.

In this moving account Steve chronicles the entire experience: bike preparation, organisation, mechanical mayhem, personal discovery and – one reason for the trip –

raising a cheque for £2,000 for a school in Zambia

Format: Hardback

RRP: £19.99…discounted here


ISBN: 978 1 84425 685 3

BMW R1200 (04 – 09) Haynes Workshop Manual R1200GS

Save 21% o BMW R1200 Twins (04 – 09) Haynes Workshop Manual click here
Model R1200GS 1170cc 04 – 09
Model R1200GS Adv 1170cc 06 – 09
Model R1200ST 1170cc 05 – 07
Model R1200RT 1170cc 05 – 09
Model R1200S 1170cc 06 – 08
Model R1200R 1170cc 07 – 09

BMW R1200 Twins (04 – 09)

BMW F800 F650 Haynes Workshop Manual F800GS F800R ST twins

BMW F800 (F650) Twins (06 – 10) Haynes save 21% order now!

Workshop manual Covers:
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F650GS 798cc 08 – 10

New manual from Haynes

BMW Files Selected Road Tests 1971-95

BMW Files Selected Road Tests 1971-95

Road tests of some of the most significant BMWs of the past 30 years, put together in one volume. Set in an attractvie, readable style, with the original photography along with the riding impressions, technical data, and sidebars from magazines.

Includes BMW: R90S K100RT K75S K1 R100GS R1100R Paris-Dakar Krauser MKM 1000.

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