Jon Ekerold talks about his life as an independent rider, riding a modified motorbike, determined
to challenge and win the companies and their factory riders in the fight for the world championship,
in the 350 class. It is a unique story, where the protagonist not only tells us how he managed to
realise his life’s dream, but also the environment and details of what was one of the most exciting eras
most exciting eras of motorcycling sport, and of which no trace remains today.
The long caravan of the Continental Circus contained both the big companies with their official riders and a multitude of anonymous riders.
and a multitude of anonymous riders, armed only with their passion.
never achieved their goal; many died in the attempt, but all gave shape and depth to the
races, bringing honour to this magnificent sport. This book is also a tribute to each and every one of them.