?100 Things For Every GEARHEAD To Do Before They Die?
A Bucket List for the Motoring Person in your life
Book Review by Arv Voss
Let?s face it, everybody knows someone close to him or her, that ?s either a Gearhead or Motor Maniac. In the remote instance that you don?t, perhaps you are one yourself. In any case, author Jason Fogleson, a motoring journalist has penned the ideal guide to just about everything related to vehicles with both two and four wheels that should be on every Gearhead?s ?Bucket List?. The book is titled “The book is titled </em>100 Things For Every Gearhead to Do Before They Die.“.
The book is presented in several categories of interest, including: scenic and challenging Rides and Drives; iconic popular Vehicle Auctions; noteworthy Automotive and Aero Museums; New Auto and Motorcycle Shows; Classic Special Interest Car Shows; Top national Concours d? Elegance; popular Factory Tours of Automobile, Truck and motorcycle manufacturers; competitive Land Speed Record sites and activities; Motorcycle Museums; Off-Roading schools and top locations; legendary Racing venues; Motorcycle Rallies; Test Drives and Experiences; Top Driving and Riding Schools; Track Days for both autos and motorcycles; and special individual topics such as: Wrench on Your Ride; and Seasonal Itineraries.
There are also ?Gearhead Profiles? portraits of, and interviews with, the likes of Jay Leno, (Jay Leno?s Garage), Adam Ferrara, (Top Gear USA, Rescue Me and Paul Blart: Mall Cop), Derek Jenkins, (Mazda Design Director), Alonzo Bodden, (Last Comic Standing and101 Car you must Drive), and Peter Sagal. (Wait Wait?Don?t Tell Me).
The focus and goal of the book is to get all gearheads off their duffs, out of the house and garage and into all aspects of the world of motoring. It may be approached as either an entertaining ?cover-to-cover? read or as a topical reference for specific interests. It is meant to serve as part travel guide, part inspiration, part meditation and most of all part fun.
100 Things for Every Gearhead to Do Before They Die is part of Reedy Press?s 100 Things to Do Before You Die book series ISBN 9781681060040, softcover 6×9?, 160 pages with more than 40 flavorful photos, $18.00. The book makes an ideal gift for any occasion for the Gearhead in your life, and is available direct from the author at http://booksforgearheads.com/, Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com.
Jason Fogelson writes about car, motorcycles, trucks and travel and his work may be found in print and on several web sites. He resides in North Hollywood, California with his wife, two dogs, two cats, ?Moose Jr.?- his SUV and ?Manny? ?his motorcycle. Jason may be contacted at [email protected].
Arv Voss is a Northern California based freelance motoring Journalist and member and past officer of several noted Automotive Journalist organizations who contributes regularly to a number of national and international media outlets. He reviews not only cars, trucks and SUVs, but motorcycles and unusual wheeled vehicles as well.