Conan the Restorer! The other day I was looking at some of the many self-help books that have been written by very earnest Life Coaches. Their books are based on ideas that these gurus have for you that for the price of a couple of pints will give insightful guidance around whatever deficiencies your life/work balance has. To improve their chances of making a sale there appears to be a competition in giving the guides catchy titles. I won’t bore you with a long list of all the books but one of them struck a chord; it was titled “Running a Business the Genghis Khan Way”. Apart from its deeply worrying connotations it lead me to think about some of the characters you encounter in the world of motorcycling and how some of them may desperately need advice from an appropriate ”self help title”. Let me introduce you to one type of character. I really think he deserves a book with Conan the Restorer in the title, all to himself. At first presentation, Conan appears to be very well read about all aspects of motorcycling,
The SAM Observer April 2013
The April 2013 edition of "The SAM Observer"