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The Essential Guide to Motorcycle Travel: Tips, Technology, Advanced Techniques (Essential Guide)

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Motorcyclists in record numbers are heading out on ambitious trips across America and around the world. This book offers essential advice to fully prepare them for traveling long distances over extended periods. Whether you are getting ready for a weekend trip beyond your home turf, or for a transcontinental odyssey lasting several years, Coyner's book details the fundamentals for riding in comfort, safety, and convenience. In three major sections, the book covers trip planning, rider preparation, and outfitting the motorcycle. An appropriate level of planning for a long motorcycle trip can help maximize enjoyment and minimize irritating annoynaces on the road. Coyner lays out the steps for planning a worry-free, fun trip, one that starts with the rider physically and mentally prepared. On the road, having good riding gear can make a dramatic difference in comfort and safety as the weather changes from dry to wet, and from hot to cold. Coyner describes the important aspects of personal preparation and describes the major kinds of riding gear and how they work to control body temperature and moisture. As motorcycle technology has evolved, so have aftermarket accessories, which are made to address virtually every special need. Coyner shows you step-by-step how electrical modifications can be made, and provides specific sections on high-performance lighting and conspicuity, GPS and other cockpit instruments, entertainment and communication devices, cameras and camcorders, ergonomic enhancements, suspension improvements, luggage and storage additions, and trailers. Over 250 full-color photographs illustrate riding gear, accessories, and modifications that will make any motorcycle adventure the trip of a lifetime.

Synopsis:

Weather youre preparing for a weekend trip beyond your home turf or a transcontinental odyssey lasting several years, this book details the fundamentals for riding in comfort, safety and convenience.

Synopsis:

This book is written to help motorcyclists prepare themselves and their motorcycles for traveling long distances over extended periods. Whether you are getting ready for a weekend trip beyond your home turf or for a transcontinental odyssey lasting several years, Coyner's book details the fundamentals for riding in comfort, safety, and convenience. In three major sections, the book covers trip planning, rider preparation, and outfitting the motorcycle. An appropriate level of planning for a long motorcycle trip can help maximize enjoyment and minimize irritating annoyances on the road. Coyner lays out the steps for planning a worry-free, fun trip. Over 250 full-color photographs illustrate riding gear, accessories, and modifications that will make any motorcycle adventure the trip of a lifetime.

About the Author

Dale Coyner is the owner of Open Road Outfitters, a motorcycle accessory shop in Sterling, Virginia.  He is a member of the Governor's Motorcycle Advisory Council for the Commonwealth of Virginia and the author/photographer of Motorcycle Journeys Through the Appalachians, a popular guide for enthusiasts planning trips through the region.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781884313592
Subtitle:
Tips, Technology, Advanced Techniques
Author:
Coyner, Dale
Publisher:
Whitehorse Press
Subject:
Motorcycles - General
Subject:
Special Interest - General
Subject:
Automotive - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Essential Guide Series
Publication Date:
20070315
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
250 color
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
10.5 x 8.25 x 0.5 in 1.5 lb

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Weather youre preparing for a weekend trip beyond your home turf or a transcontinental odyssey lasting several years, this book details the fundamentals for riding in comfort, safety and convenience.
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This book is written to help motorcyclists prepare themselves and their motorcycles for traveling long distances over extended periods. Whether you are getting ready for a weekend trip beyond your home turf or for a transcontinental odyssey lasting several years, Coyner's book details the fundamentals for riding in comfort, safety, and convenience. In three major sections, the book covers trip planning, rider preparation, and outfitting the motorcycle. An appropriate level of planning for a long motorcycle trip can help maximize enjoyment and minimize irritating annoyances on the road. Coyner lays out the steps for planning a worry-free, fun trip. Over 250 full-color photographs illustrate riding gear, accessories, and modifications that will make any motorcycle adventure the trip of a lifetime.
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