The author of the bestselling French Revolutions does Italy - cycling the course of the 1914 Giro d'Italia on a wooden bike. 'Bill Bryson on two wheels' Independent
Having ridden the route of the Tour de France in French Revolutions, led a donkey on a 500-mile pilgrimage in Spanish Steps and driven round the worst places in Britain in an Austin Maestro for You Are Awful (But I Like You), Tim Moore can loook back on a towering career in misadventure. Gironimo!, his latest and most imposing pedal-powered endeavour, is a story of predictable over-ambition trumped by frankly staggering over-achievement. Moore lives in London with his wife and three children, and still wears those welding goggles at Christmas.
A considerable achievement -- Duncan Craig * Lonely Planet
Painfully funny -- Tim Dowling * Week *
A wonderfully written, extremely funny book... You read Gironimo! with a permanent smile on your face * UK Press Syndication *
A superbly funny read * Cycling Weekly *
Readers of Moore's French Revolutions will not be disappointed by this hilariously painful, and poignant, adventure -- Anna Carey * Irish Times *