The Complete Idiot's Guide to Motorcycles, 5th Edition

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Penguin, Mar 1, 2011 - Transportation - 432 pages
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The book to drive biker fans hog wild.

The most complete book on motorcycles covers everything from motorcycle maintenance and appropriate gear to safety tips, new rules and venues, recommended buys, and making the most out of trips on the open road. It also includes a completely updated buyer's guide featuring photos and write-ups of latest street, sport, and dirt bikes.

? Revised edition with more than 400 photos

? Includes new information on the newest breed of fuel alternative and three-wheel bikes

 

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Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1 Motorcycle Mystique
The Chapter 2 A Brief History of Bikes
Chapter 4Choosing the Right Bike
Chapter 5Anatomy of aMotorcycle
Chapter Start Your
Chapter 7 Buying YourFirst
Chapter 8Insider Tips on Buying
Rulesof the Road
Special Situations
Living with a Motorcycle
Chapter 16Zenandthe Art ofMotorcycle Maintenance
Customizing and Collecting
The Motorcycling Community
Motorcycle Clubs Chapter 20The Open Road Touring and Rallies
Appendix ABikers Buying Guide to New Bikes

Chapter 9Getting the Gear
On the Road
Learning to Ride
Appendix B Bikers Buying Guide to Used Bikes Appendix C Resources
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