Meet the First British Woman to Go Around the World on Her Motorbike

  • Shan Li
  • Alex Mellon
  • Ross Henbest
  • Joe Brooks
You’re 23, your heart’s been broken and there’s a long, hard slog of study stretching out in front of you. What do you do? For Elspeth Beard, a round-the-world trip on the back of her 1974 BMW R60/6 flat-twin motorbike proved the ultimate remedy for a wounded heart and weary head.
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