Motorcycling The Right Way

Author: Ken Condon
Publisher: i5 Publishing
ISBN: 1620081881
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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, ...

American Bicyclist And Motorcyclist

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Do not go on if the child seems afraid or hesitates in any way. Coaxing, insisting
or persuading should not be employed under any circumstances. Use a oicycle
the right size. The child's toes should touch the ground. A 5, 6, 7 or 8-year-old
should never be taught on a full-size bike. Of course, once the child learns the
fundamentals, the size of the bike will no longer make much difference. To begin
the lesson, face the child, holding the handlebars while the child sits with his feet
on the ...

Motorcycle Safety And Dynamics

Author: James R. Davis
ISBN: 1257645889
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Hesitate within your friction zone as the bike's speed begins synchronizing with
the engine speed, and then let the clutch lever move farther into the friction zone,
but not all the way to position 4. ... With experience you'll find that you can “dial in”
the right amount of clutch lever travel to maintain a barely stable motorcycle
speed without a lot of additional changes to its position; but as a new rider, you
will be making virtually con- stant ... That is absolutely not allowed in this lesson.

Cycle World

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It does not do well, however, when asked to suddenly support 450 pounds o
sideways-falling dirtbike and rider, H as I found out a decade ago in the *^
Mojave Desert. Likewise, it is ex- s tremely unfond of ATV crashes in which the
rider's boot gets caught up in the handlebar while the machine cartwheels the
other way, a hard lesson ... I made the phone call, hoping something less drastic,
maybe a little pinpoint arthroscopy, would put my joint right. An MRI showed

Motorcycle Illustrated

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He vaulted the fence, seized the wheel, trundled it to the road, sprang to the
saddle and was off on his way to hurry up the rest of ... The lives of the governor
and their beloved captain were at stake, and they did not intend to stop. As they
came in sight of the ... The prompt way the motorcyclists had handled their rifles
at the factory, the terrible havoc they had caused and the knowledge that these
men were but the forerunner of a larger force bad taught the mob a wholesome


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"You can go to any big dealership and on a busy afternoon watch two or three
crashes — new riders climbing onto their brand-new bikes and not even being
able to get them out of the parking lot," says Tom Komjathy, a biker with 38 years
of experience, who is one of my instructors at the ... "We're not teaching you how
to ride," Sandy says at one point, "we're teaching you the language of
motorcycling — the proper way to communicate to your motorcycle what you want
it to do.

Lessons From The Back Roads

Author: John Hodel
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 1457505630
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Usually, I could maneuver around these obstacles quite well without slowing
down, and I had become fairly cocky in my ability to do just that. Peering ahead, I
thought I saw a fairly massive family of potholes coming my way, but, being
confident in my ability to miss most of them, I refused to slow down. I then saw it.
... Fortunately, my dirt-bike—riding skills came through as I stood on the pegs and
, with all my strength, pulled back on the handlebars to lighten the weight of the
front wheel.

The Motorcycle Illustrated

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I have no patience with a motorcyclist who begs trouble by riding at night without
an efficient lighting system, and I have come to exhibit the same lack of sympathy
for the rider who takes chances on the road by failing to equip his mount with ...
Well, perhaps that isn't his regular blown-inthe-bottle name, but Williams will
serve our purpose. He joined the ranks of motorcyclists about three weeks ago
and took me around to see his new machine. I enthused properly. Always do, I
wouldn't ...


Author: Rattawut Lapcharoensap
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 9781555846732
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But we were just children, Anek and I, and when children learn to acknowledge
the gravity of their loved ones' sorrows they're no longer children. ... I think Anek
felt bad about the hamburger incident because he started giving me lessons on
the motorcycle, an old 350CC Honda our father had ridden to the factory every
morning. ... He'd kickstart it for me—I didn't have the strength to do it myself —and
I'd hop on in front and ride slowly through the neighborhood with Anek behind me

Motorcycle Handbook

Author: Kevin Maher
ISBN: 9780801990991
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But there is a good reason for this, the CBR is not built to be a touring machine, it
is a sport-bike. lt is a smaller, less comfortable motorcycle which is capable of
tremendous speed and handling for track and canyon-carving. ... have taught you
a lesson that nothing in motorcycling is quite that simple. ... Physics can be our
friend here, in that using the handlebar as a lever can help a person to right a
motorcycle which is significantly greater in weight than his or her lifting