Red Tape and White Knuckles

One Woman's Motorcycle Adventure through Africa
Author Lois Pryce's book Red Tape and White Knuckles about her solo motorcycle adventure through Africa

Red Tape & White Knuckles is the nail-biting, rip-roaring story of Lois’ solo trans-African adventure.

Armed with an array of unreliable maps and a baffling array of visas, she gets on her bike and heads south from London. Destination: Cape Town – and the small matter of tackling the Sahara, war-torn Angola and the Congo Basin along the way. As she discovers, this grand trek along one of the classic overland routes is still the definitive motorcycling adventure.

Veering between colourful, hilarious and utterly terrifying, Red Tape and White Knuckles is an action-packed tale that will have you on the edge of your seat, and then packing your bags and hitting the road.

Published in the UK by Arrow Books, in the USA by Octane Press and in Germany by Dumont.

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Breezy and upbeat… it’s enough to make readers reach for their helmets and aim for a remote part of the globe.

The New York Times

A gutsy tale… told with vigour and honesty.... an enjoyable experience and a solid read.

The Irish Times