Synopses & Reviews
This third edition of Motocross and Off-Road Performance Handbook is the complete guide to turning your motocross or off-road motorcycle into a wicked racing weapon. From suspension tuning to building a high-revving outdoor racer, tuner/journalist Eric Gorr gives you the inside line on tricking out your off-road machine. Whether you want a broader, more usable powerband for enduro competition, explosive low-end power for supercross, or more top-end boost for motocross racing, Motocross and Off-Road Performance Handbook takes a hands-on approach to getting the most from your engine. This new edition covers all current models of two- and four-stroke engines, including the latest high-performance four-strokes from Yamaha, Honda, Suzuki, Kawasaki, and KTM. The book includes: - Rebuilding four-stroke top-ends- Jetting and exhaust tuning - Porting and reed valve modifications- Suspension setup, tuning, and revalving- Used bike evaluation- Dual-sport conversions of off-road bikes- Supermoto setups- Tuning tips for late-model bikes - Recommended tools and shop setup - Race day preparations With this new edition of Motocross and Off-Road Performance Handbook, you'll have an arsenal of information to give your bike the competitive edge needed to capture the checkered flag.
In addition to pro tips and step-by-step photos on jumping, cornering, braking, starting, training, and more, this popular dirt rider's bible has been fully updated to include the very latest techniques in full-color photos. All-new information features data on four-stroke bikes, as well as updated information on the latest body positions, bar set-ups, and jumping techniques that reflect the current emphasis on front-wheel landings. Up-to-date advice makes this an essential guide for today's off-road racers and riders.
Ride to win with the pros, as this updated, third edition of Pro Motocross and Off-Road Riding Techniques puts you in front of the pack. Advanced tips and techniques from your favorite pro riders-Ricky Carmichael, James Stewart, Danny Carlson, Chad Reed, Greg Albertyn, Ty Davis, Jeremy McGrath, Guy Cooper, Steve Lamson, and others-give you the inside line on everything from body position to brake/power slides. New action sequences of professional riders take you step-by-step through specific techniques, including double jumps, rutted corners, braking bumps, starts, and whoops.
Check out Gary Semics' riding techniques-with 10 years as a factory rider and over 20 more as a riding instructor, Semics knows motocross. His techniques and insight will improve even the most experienced rider's form.
Techniques for motocross, supercross, hare scrambles, enduro, and desert racing are all included, as well as how to tackle off-road obstacles, practice methods, a buyer's guide for gear, goggle prep, race strategy, and an extensive chapter on riding four-strokes. Whether you're an expert motocrosser or a beginning enduro racer, this new edition of of Pro Motocross and Off-Road Riding Techniques is the hot line to improving your skills.
Ride to win with the pros, as this updated, third edition of Pro Motocross and Off-Road Riding Techniques puts you in front of the pack.