The Hairy Bikers Blood, Sweat and Tyres

  • by Si King, Dave Myers
  • Narrated by Si King, Dave Myers
  • 10 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The heartwarming, funny and engaging memoir behind the best-selling, big-hearted and down-to-earth chefs, The Hairy Bikers. Written and read by the Hairy Bikers themselves.
The Hairy Bikers are known for their many best-selling cookbooks, including The Hairy Dieters, The Hairy Bikers' Perfect Pies, Great Curries and Mums Know Best, and now they are here to tell you how it all started.
Si King and Dave Myers, aka The Hairy Bikers, have lived life to the fullest. They had fantastically rich northern childhoods laced with food and fun, but of course with some tragedy too. But we also get to know the early Bikers - we find out how their friendship developed and all of the mad capers and round-the-world trips they went on. Perfect for their fans, heavily seasoned with warmth, food, love, bikes and bro-mance, the Hairies never fail to entertain.
This download also features a free recipe from The Hairy Bikers' best-selling cookbook, Meat Feasts.
PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

better if dave stopped pretending to be posh

Would you listen to another book narrated by Si King and Dave Myers ?

yes I would, I find Simon is honest and trustworthy, Dave would be better if he was more natural and didn't try talking 'posh'


Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

most of what Simon says, I don't do spoilers, but I got a lot of what he says


Any additional comments?

at first I wasn't very impressed with this one, basically Dave was trying to much to talk posh instead of just talking as Simon does. in fact I gave up after the first few chapters. I then tried again and I'm glad I did. the story gives a lot of insight into where they both come from, I enjoy watching them on the telly but always had my doubts, (I know that doesn't make sense) but now I see them both from a different perspective. Dave has had his heartaches, again I don't do spoilers, but a lesser man would give up. As for Simon King... who I sometimes saw as an attention seeking clown..(how very wrong I was, and I apologise for that) but he is actually a very decent genuine bloke, who's main drive is his family and friends, this is a no holds barred look at a bloke who just worked and worked and luckily gets his chance, and quite rightly, though it all comes at a price.. this is a very enjoyable moving look at a couple of northern blokes.. good luck to you both

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- alex

The best audiobook I've ever read

Wow, what an inspiring, hilarious, emotional and uplifting book this is. I tend to listen in the car and had to pull over twice. Firstly because I shed a tear (and I'm not the sort of bloke to do this) due to heartfelt way Si and Dave read their stories. But also due to bellyaching laughter at some of the encounters they've had. They come across as two totally genuine people who love what they do and don't take it for granted. I wish them every success and am off to listen to it all over again!
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- Iain

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-11-2015
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Group