You have your motorcycle. You have you gear. Now it’s time to ride. Whether you’re a brand-new rider looking for safety tips or a speed demon seeking insider track tips, this is the book for you.
The editors of Cycle World know everything there is to know about riding a motorcycle, and in this book they share all of their secrets. Their tips bring you into their world on two wheels, while step-by-step illustrations, instructions and awesome action shots give you an understanding of each technique. ABC’s Starting with the basics of breaking in an engine, your pre-ride check and knowing your bike’s limits before moving to improvising a cruise control, countersteering correctly and hitting the engine breaks, these experts have your fundamentals covered. ACCELERATION The editors take things to next level with splitting lanes safely, avoiding target fixation, surviving a crosswind, getting your bike wet and even spending an unplanned night outdoors FULL THROTTLE Why hold back? Read about navigating by the stars, riding in swamps, popping a wheelie, surviving a crash, riding on a tightrope and riding around the world.