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The Essential Guide to Dual Sport Motorcycling: Everything You Need to Buy, Ride, and Enjoy the World's Most Versatile Motorcycles

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This book is written to help adventuresome motorcyclists buy, ride, and enjoy dual sport motorcycles, those versatile machines that are equally at home on the street and in the dirt. It is organized into four sections covering motorcycle selection, setup, riding technique, and specialized activities such as off-road touring and rallies. Several chapters include exercises designed to improve riding and impart new skills. Over 250 full-color photographs illustrate the many options for gear, clothing, and aftermarket accessories which can add comfort, safety, and convenience to any motorcycle adventure. The book also contains many references and sources to orient enthusiasts to the sometimes overwhelming sea of information that is available. New riders will benefit from the clear explanations of dual sport gear, accessories, and techniques, while experienced riders coming to dual sport from a street riding background will find chapters covering advanced dirt riding skills, GPS navigation, and preparing for multi-day trips. Riders at all levels will gain a broader perspective of the dual sport experience, from which they can begin their journey to new motorcycle adventures.

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This book is written to help adventuresome motorcyclists buy, ride, and enjoy dual sport motorcycles, those versatile machines that are equally at home on the street and in the dirt.

About the Author

Carl Adams has been riding dual sport motorcycles for more than 45 years, including a period of endure racing in the '70s. More recently he has served as an officer of an active dual sport riding club in Reno, Nevada. This book grew out of a training program Carl developed for club members.

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ISBN:
9781884313714
Subtitle:
Everything You Need to Buy, Ride, and Enjoy the World's Most Versatile Motor
Author:
Adams, Carl
Foreword by:
Smith, Malcolm
Foreword:
Smith, Malcolm
Publisher:
Whitehorse Gear
Subject:
Motorcycles - General
Subject:
Engineering - General
Subject:
Automotive - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20081015
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
250 color
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
10.44x8.18x.51 in. 1.56 lbs.

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