The Quixotic Adventures of Sir Ken
A show by Ken Potter
"Eight years...fifty countries...five continents...deserts...jungles...mountains...
moments of pathos and moments of danger – see how one man
pits wits and mettle against the elements and
engages the world's cultures
in pursuit of his dream..."
Being interviewed in Sydney after his Trans-Australian bicycle trek...
"He nearly froze on a Costa Rican mountaintop, nearly fried in a desert, nearly drowned in a jungle gulf. He fell in love, fell off his bike,
and landed on the wrong side of the law when
he was accused of being a spy
by secret police..."
Some media quotes about Ken Potter...
"The wandering knight rode into 50 countries – including Iran before the revolution, Afghanistan before the Russians, and Argentina before the Falklands..." – The Daily Mirror
"A Modern-Day Don Quixote with a bicycle for a horse and a particular brand of humour and imagination that novelists would love..."
– Paulo Magazine Chile
"His mission? To put a smile on the world's lugubrious face. And who in the world doesn't need a good laugh?"
– The Australian Women's Weekly
"One of the greatest eccentrics of our time..."
– City Radio Liverpool
"The strangest thing on wheels ever to hit Edinburgh..."
– BBC Edinburgh
"In today's shrinking world there are few regions unconquered and even fewer adventures. But for the bold, the daring, and the British, no road is left untamed.
–CHANNEL 9 Australia
"It was enough to make a bloke stand tall and shout 'God save the Queen'. Even the sand maidens on Waikiki Beach were left speechless..."
–The Honolulu Advertiser