A glossary, resources section, and index complete the book. Mastering the ride is his follow-up book to one that put him on the map, Proficient Motorcycling, and it goes one better. Thanks to hough’s direct and specific instructions to riders for what they need to know, to avoid, and to do every time they get on their bikes, to improve, this chapter and the skills it describes are nothing short of life-saving.
In short, after all is read and done, mastering the Ride is a crash course in how not to crashthat is, what every motorcyclists must avoid for his own life and the lives of others on the road. For motorcyclists ready to take their rides to the next level, Mastering the Ride is an exhilarating course in skills, safety, and common sense.
Mastering the Ride: More Proficient Motorcycling, 2nd Edition #ad - The book devotes two full chapters to the skills involved in mastering cornering, countersteering, shifting, with specific advice about rolling on and off the throttle, braking, body steering and positioning, and cornering lines. In the chapter mastering the art of conspicuity, that is understanding how motorcyclists and car drivers see their surroundings and getting others to see you on the road by use of hi-viz clothing, ” Hough recommends riders understand and employ conspicuity, LED lights, and other gear.
The breadth and depth of the information is astounding.
Proficient Motorcycling: The Ultimate Guide to Riding WellCompanionHouse Books #ad - Any rider who would venture out on the road without David Hough’s voice in his head takes an unnecessary risk with his own life. Proficient motorcycling takes riders from long, snaking country roads right into the traffic of the big city, whether it’s road construction, skateboarders, snap-jawed intersections, and Hough offers the best advice for riders dealing with the most challenging conditions, or suddenly slippery road surfaces.
The author is outspoken and direct when it comes to safety, and he emphasizes the importance of the rider’s braking abilities and spells out how to improve them. He also addresses other vital skills that riders need to evaluate and improve, maintaining balance and stability, such as turning, and steering.
The chapter offers six tried-and-true techniques for quick-stop tactics, critical for every rider to understand and master. A critical section of the book offers riders advice on how to deal with automobiles, oblivious SUV drivers, including aggressive car drivers, or blind” truck drivers. Topics covered are formation, sidecars, communication between riders, packing for trips, trikes, and more.
The book concludes with a resources section of organizations, educational tools, training schools, and websites; a glossary of 80+ terms; and a complete index. Hough’s skill as a photographer and illustrator adds a graphic element to his books that leads to immediate understanding of the concepts he explains.
Proficient Motorcycling: The Ultimate Guide to Riding Well #ad - I5 press. The book offers the kind of first-hand experience that can literally save riders’ lives, hazardous wildlife, ” which offer evasive tactics and advice to avoid and handle everything from slick surfaces, and construction plates to ferocious dogs, curbs, as illustrated in the chapters Booby Traps” and Special Situations, and difficult weather conditions.
Total Control: High Performance Street Riding Techniques, 2nd EditionMotorbooks #ad - I5 press. High quality photos, detailed instructions, and professional diagrams highlight the intricacies and proper techniques of street riding. This is the perfect book for riders who want to take their street riding skills to a higher level. Today's super high-performance bikes are the most potent vehicles ever sold to the public and they demand advanced riding skills.
Total Control: High Performance Street Riding Techniques, 2nd Edition #ad - Lee parks, racers, authors and instructors in the world, one of the most accomplished riders, helps riders master the awe-inspiring performance potential of modern motorcycles. This book gives riders everything they need to develop the techniques and survival skills necessary to become a proficient, accomplished, and safer street rider.
Motorbooks International. Readers will come away with a better understanding of everything from braking and cornering to proper throttle control, resulting in a more exciting yet safer ride. Total control explains the ins and outs of high-performance street riding.
A Twist of the Wrist Vol. 2: The Basics of High-Performance Motorcycle RidingCode Break #ad - Straight facts about riding! a twist of the Wrist, the acknowledged number one book on rider improvement for ten years straight, brought riders worldwide to a new understanding of vital riding skills. I5 press. Motorbooks International. Code Break. Uncovers and traces, action by action, the direct links between man and machine.
MotoJitsu Master Riding ProgramMotoJitsu, LLC #ad - This book answers the question about what to practice. Motorbooks International. In the motojitsu booklet you will find diagrams and detailed instructions along with references to video demonstrations at each belt level, so you can view and learn the proper technique for the each of the drills. He has attended more than 19 motorcycle courses, and has 150, 000+ miles of riding experience.
Fast eddie developed this book after being asked the question “what should I practice in-between courses?” throughout his years as an instructor. I5 press. Advancing your motorcycle riding skills, in addition to wearing quality gear, are the most important things you can do to help keep yourself safe on the public roads.
MotoJitsu Master Riding Program #ad - The motojitsu system is a structured set of drills that start at a beginner White Belt level and get increasingly more difficult as they move up to Black Belt and beyond. Riders who practice the motoJitsu system will improve their riding competence and elevate their understanding of how to control their motorcycle in virtually any street environment.
You can improve your skills by taking courses, and practicing in-between courses. Code Break. Fast eddie is currently an instructor for Total Control's Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Riding Clinics.
Sport Riding Techniques: How To Develop Real World Skills for Speed, Safety, and Confidence on the Street and TrackDavid Bull Publishing #ad - If you’re an experienced rider, operate controls with even greater finesse, Nick will help you hone and perfect your skills, and apply race-proven techniques on the track—as well as on the street. Whatever your current riding ability, Nick will teach you to safely find the absolute limit of bike and rider.
These technologically advanced motorcycles are exhilarating to ride, but to really get the most out of a motorcycle’s performance capabilities a rider must develop his or her own personal performance. Riders need to take their skills to the next level. Motorbooks International. If you’re a beginning rider, nick will show you how to develop proper skills and safety habits that will add to your motorcycling enjoyment and build your confidence.
Sport Riding Techniques: How To Develop Real World Skills for Speed, Safety, and Confidence on the Street and Track #ad - I5 press. Now, racer, in this book written specifically for sport riders, well-known journalist, and riding school instructor Nick Ienatsch provides the tools and techniques to help riders analyze and develop that personal performance. Contemporary sport bikes accelerate faster, brake harder, and cut through corners deeper than ever before.
Code Break. Used book in Good Condition.
Twist of the Wrist: The Motorcycle Roadracers HandbookCode Break #ad - Used book in Good Condition. I5 press. This book contains the very foundation skills for any rider looking for more confidence when cornering a motorcycle. Code Break. Here's everything you need to successfully improve your riding, novice or veteran, cruiser to sportbike rider. Foreword by Wayne Rainey. Motorbooks International.
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Street Rider's Guide: Street Strategies for Motorcyclists Motorcycle Consumer NewsCompanionHouse Books #ad - Covering topics from a to z, street rider’s guide is the new go-to handbook for motorcyclists who want quick solutions to nearly 100 commonly encountered obstacles and road challenges, what safety experts like Hough call increasing a rider’s situational awareness. As hough writes in the introduction, the most important way to avoiding crashes is to figure out what’s happening.
While many books exist on the market for riders looking to improve their ride or get better control of their bikes, no book out there is dedicated to helping riders develop their situational awareness, which is the most critical skill a rider can have. Inside street rider’s guidealphabetically arranged topics from alley acumen” to zone woes”Short descriptions of over 80 critical situations selected by the authorExpert tips about how to recognize oncoming hazards and how to avoid themEach entry accompanied by a color photograph to illustrate real-life situation I5 press.
Street Rider's Guide: Street Strategies for Motorcyclists Motorcycle Consumer News #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Motorbooks International. Code Break. Used book in Good Condition. A completely revised and updated edition of david hough’s successful book Street Strategies, the all-new Street Rider’s Guide spells out safety tactics for motorcycle riders looking to get the most out of their favorite hobby for as long as possible.
Cornering Confidence: The Formula for 100% Control in CurvesStreet Skills LLC #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The ultimate goal of the book is mastering the often misunderstood trail braking technique. Code Break. Cornering confidence provides motorcycle riders with a simple progression of skills to elevate their riding within a short period of time. These advanced skills can take years to discover separately, but have been condensed here into a nice little package.
Motorbooks International. Used book in Good Condition. Learn the secrets to 100% cornering confidence. I5 press.
Motorcycling the Right Way: Do This, Not That: Lessons From Behind the HandlebarsCompanionHouse Books #ad - Code Break. Motorbooks International. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Filled with readable, motorcycling the right Way will be welcomed by beginners and returning riders, useful advice and anecdotes from the road, as well as experienced riders who are interested in learning more on the journey.
Adding new tools to the rider’s bag: multitasking, and mentally prepare for the road-expert advice on handling the bike, group rides, braking, and turning-A sobering look at crashing and handling the aftermath of an accident-Special sections on dirt riding, self and situational awareness, nighttime riding, sensory intelligence, size up risks, cornering, and attitude adjustment-Improving the rider’s ability to perceive danger, traction, risk smarts, highway riding, visibility, passengers-The right way to avoid hazards and deal with perilous obstacles and road conditions I5 press.
Motorcycling the Right Way: Do This, Not That: Lessons From Behind the Handlebars #ad - . In this new book motorcycling the right way, Condon lays out a basic riding course for motorcyclists who are smart enough to acknowledge that you don’t know what you don’t know. In setting forth the keys to riding safely and well, Condon’s method capitalizes on reducing risks and potential crashes and increasing the rider’s ever-improving skills and situational awareness.
Expert motorcyclist and author Ken Condon knows there is a right way to hit the road and track when you’re behind the handlebars.
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