Every motorcyclist, from the weekend joyrider to the everyday commuter to the aspiring racetrack pro needs this book. In 291 insider hits, experts from Cycle World magazine cover:
Gear: Including how to buy the best bike possible, evaluate a used ride, suit up for style and safety, and adapt your gear to a wide range of riding conditions.
Riding: Make the most ofany situation, from navigating dangerous city streets and enjoying desert off-roading to holding your own on competitive tracks around the world (amps and pro-racer tips included!). Have fun, ride like a pro, and keep the rubber side down.
Repair & Maintenance : Tips for how to become your own repair shop-and how to avoid getting ripped off when you do need a mechanic. Also includes on-the-fly repairs, emergency fixes, and pro tips for maintenance routines to keep your bike running for years to come.
Selected chapters include:
-Learn Motorcycle Anatomy
-Know Why That Bike's For Sale
-Cool Off with Cheap Tricks
-Become a Better Rider in 12 Steps
-Know Your Streetbikes
-Break in an Engine