How to Ride Off-Road Motorcycles

Key Skills and Advanced Training for All Off-Road, Motocross, and Dual-Sport Riders

Author: Gary LaPlante

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 176

View: 307

"How to Ride Off-Road Motorcycles gives first-time riders all the information they need to know to get started in this exciting sport. Author Gary LaPlante takes riders through a step-by-step lesson plan that details the basic and advanced techniques to safely navigate the trails"--Provided by publisher.

Total Control

High Performance Street Riding Techniques, 2nd Edition

Author: Lee Parks

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 192

View: 351

A completely revised version of one of the best-selling motorcycle riding skills books of all time. Today's super high-performance bikes are the most potent vehicles ever sold to the public and they demand advanced riding skills. Get it right, and a modern motorcycle will provide you with the thrill of a lifetime; get it wrong and you'll be carted off in a meat wagon. The line between ecstasy and agony is so thin that there is absolutely no margin for error. Total Control provides you with the information you need to stay on the healthy side of that line, providing a training course developed and perfected through decades of professional training in Lee Parks' Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic. This is the perfect book for riders who want to take their street riding skills to a higher level. Total Control explains the ins and outs of high-performance street riding. Lee Parks, one of the most accomplished riders, racers, authors and instructors in the world, helps riders master the awe-inspiring performance potential of modern motorcycles. This book gives riders everything they need to develop the techniques and survival skills necessary to become a proficient, accomplished, and safer street rider. High quality photos, detailed instructions, and professional diagrams highlight the intricacies and proper techniques of street riding and the knowledge gained will apply to all brands of bikes from Harley-Davidson and Suzuki to Ducati and Kawaski to Honda and BMW and more! Readers will come away with a better understanding of everything from braking and cornering to proper throttle control, resulting in a more exhilarating yet safer ride.

Total Dirt Rider Manual

358 Essential Dirt Bike Skills

Author: Pete Peterson

Publisher: Weldon Owen

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page:

View: 600

Many motorcyclists got their start on a dirt bike, and many more have learned the joy and freedom of trail riding and adventure touring. Affordable, easy to ride and fun, dirt bikes are a great way to enjoy the great outdoors and build riding skills. This book covers riding and wrenching basics, as well as more advanced X-games style tricks. The Total Dirt Rider Manual, from Pete Peterson and the Editors of Dirt Rider magazine, is your all-inclusive guide to dirt bike riding. With high-quality design, intricate detail, and a durable flexicover—this manual is the perfect gift! Gear: From how to buy the best bike to evaluating a used ride; suit up for style safety, and comfort. Also learn how to adapt your gear to a wide range of riding conditions. Riding: Dirt riding is not just a great form of outdoor recreation, it’s a sport in its own right, and this book has the information you need to enjoy a casual day on the trails or to compete year round. Wrenching: Dirt Rider is renowned for its “Dr. Dirt” feature, which breaks down repairs from the everyday to the highly specialized into simple, step-by-step tutorials. This book features the best of those, allowing any rider to become their own mechanic and save money. Suspension: A bike’s suspension is vital, expensive to fix, and tricky to diagnose. If there’s one thing off-road riders crave, it’s the ability and know-how to do this maintenance themselves. This special section delivers with clear, detailed but quick-to-grasp, tips from America’s top race-bike mechanics; this section alone could save a rider thousands of dollars. Whether you enjoy trail-riding and exploring the backcountry, aspiring to motocross stardom, wondering how they do those amazing freestyle flips, this book is packed with hands-on, off-road tips and tricks to get you there – and keep you moving.

The Total Dirt Rider Manual (Dirt Rider)

358 Essential Dirt Bike Skills

Author: Pete Peterson

Publisher: Weldon Owen

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

View: 864

Many motorcyclists got their start on a dirt bike, and many more have learned the joy and freedom of trail riding and adventure touring. Affordable, easy to ride and fun, dirt bikes are a great way to enjoy the great outdoors and build riding skills. This book covers riding and wrenching basics, as well as more advanced X-games style tricks. The Total Dirt Rider Manual from Pete Peterson and the Editors of Dirt Rider magazine. Gear: From how to buy the best bike to evaluating a used ride; suit up for style safety, and comfort. Also learn how to adapt your gear to a wide range of riding conditions. Riding: Dirt riding is not just a great form of outdoor recreation, it’s a sport in its own right, and this book has the information you need to enjoy a casual day on the trails or to compete year round. Wrenching: Dirt Rider is renowned for its “Dr. Dirt” feature, which breaks down repairs from the everyday to the highly specialized into simple, step-by-step tutorials. This book features the best of those, allowing any rider to become their own mechanic and save money. Suspension: A bike’s suspension is vital, expensive to fix, and tricky to diagnose. If there’s one thing off-road riders crave, it’s the ability and know-how to do this maintenance themselves. This special section delivers with clear, detailed but quick-to-grasp, tips from America’s top race-bike mechanics; this section alone could save a rider thousands of dollars. Whether you enjoy trail-riding and exploring the backcountry, aspiring to motocross stardom, wondering how they do those amazing freestyle flips, this book is packed with hands-on, off-road tips and tricks to get you there – and keep you moving.

Dirt Bike Racers

Author: James Holter

Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 350

An exciting new series of high interest books that will appeal to even the most reluctant readers contains action-packed photographs and stories of the hottest racing vehicles and races for kids.

Off-Road Motorcycles

Author: E. S. Budd

Publisher: Childs World Incorporated

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 981

Introduces off-road motorcycles, how they work, and how to stay safe while riding or watching motorcycles race.

Bicycling Magazine's Complete Book of Road Cycling Skills

Your Guide to Riding Faster, Stronger, Longer, and Safer

Author: Ed Pavelka

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

View: 612

Provides advice on equipment and skills, including tips on how to prevent injury and convert a mountain bike into a road bike

The Chrome Cowgirl Guide to the Motorcycle Life

Author: Sasha Mullins

Publisher: MotorBooks International

ISBN:

Category: Transportation

Page: 192

View: 175

A girl’s gotta have a passion--why not a motorcycle? Like a love letter from the wild side of life comes this book from “chrome cowgirl” Sasha Mullins. A primer for women who ride, or want to, or might simply like to jumpstart their lives, the book covers the ground in a way that’s as entertaining as it is informative. Whether it’s how to ride, what to do to your bike, or what to wear, Sasha has the advice. What’s more, her bike savvy and street strategies pack powerful lessons, offering a friendly word from the wisecracking on how to get the most out of life’s wild ride. From choosing, maintaining, and repairing a bike to honing your vocabulary and checking your attitude, there’s something here for every woman who ever dreamed of saddling up and becoming an easy rider in control of her destiny.