Building the Ultimate Adventure Motorcycle: The Essential Guide to Preparing a Bike for the Journey of a Lifetime

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For any aspiring adventure motorcycle rider, the biggest decisions are what bike to choose and how to go about kitting it out. Though some of the top adventure bikes currently on sale could arguably roll off the showroom floor and carry you just about anywhere in the world, it is human nature to tweak, enhance, customize and ultimately personalize your chosen machine before heading off. From simple questions such as the choice of tires and the preferred luggage system, to more complex options such as navigation ...

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Overview

For any aspiring adventure motorcycle rider, the biggest decisions are what bike to choose and how to go about kitting it out. Though some of the top adventure bikes currently on sale could arguably roll off the showroom floor and carry you just about anywhere in the world, it is human nature to tweak, enhance, customize and ultimately personalize your chosen machine before heading off. From simple questions such as the choice of tires and the preferred luggage system, to more complex options such as navigation and communication equipment, there are myriad choices. This extensively illustrated practical book provides in-depth coverage on preparing an adventure motorcycle for the journey of a lifetime.

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"For avid motorcyclists, particularly the long distance travellers with a bent for adventure touring, this book will immediately feel familiar in regards to the content and terminology used. For those who are just starting to investigate the ins and outs of adventure touring, this book is a great introduction and resource guide. Regardless of where or how you classify yourself within the motorcycling community in general and the adventure touring discipline specifically, there is likely to be something of value to be found in this publication, be it motorcycle, equipment, logistics or experience related." - Web Bike World
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781844258369
  • Publisher: Haynes Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/1/2011
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert Wicks has written two books for Haynes – Adventure Motorcycling and Adventure Riding Techniques. He is currently the Commercial Director for the Powerboat P1 World Championship.

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