LlanBikeFest will feature a dedicated zone for authors who have dared to live their dreams and write about their adventures. Share their experiences in a series of presentations, chat with them – and pick up signed copies of their books. Truly inspiring!

  • Steve Stewart
  • Elspeth Beard
  • Dr Simon Parry
  • Bernard Smith
  • Jacqui Furneaux
  • Frank Melling
  • Duncan Gough

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Elspeth Beard (Sunday) – the first woman to ride round the world solo in1981.

 

 

 

Jacqui Furneaux – bought an Enfield when she was 50 and set off without a plan on a seven year world odyssey.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bernard Smith – rode 25,000 miles round the world with his blind partner, Cathy Birchall.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Duncan Gough – his intimate accounts of travels in Spain reveal sides of the country that few people know about.

 

 

 

Dr Simon Parry – after a ‘life changing’ ride to the Arctic North Cape, gave up his job to travel and write.

 

 

 

Steve Stewart – after 30 years in the army he fulfilled his lifelong dream of riding the length of North and South America.