Dirt Bikes: Dirt Bike History

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Describes the history of dirt bike competitions, including the major events and athletes in the sport.

Describes the history of dirt bike competitions, including the major events and athletes in the sport.

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Overview

Describes the history of dirt bike competitions, including the major events and athletes in the sport.

Describes the history of dirt bike competitions, including the major events and athletes in the sport.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature
The first one of the "Dirt Bikes" series, Dirt Bike History covers motocross racing, early races, modern racing and events. It is an attractive book jammed packed with lots of information, especially for such a thin book. The information would attract almost anyone who looks inside the covers. For example, World War II soldiers organized races when they came home because they had seen them in Europe. This bright and colorful book will attract many kinds of people. It describes the sport's most famous moments and its most famous participants. This book will rev up the person truly interested in extreme motocross action. Supermoto, a new form of racing, is also explained. 2004, EDGE Books/Capstone Press, Ages 8 to 12.
—Naomi Butler
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736824392
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2004
  • Series: Dirt Bikes Series
  • Edition description: Library Edition
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 840,869
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Terri Dougherty has written more than 90 books for children, including 10 weather-related titles. She wrote for newspapers before exploring other writing styles and lives in Appleton, Wisconsin, with her family.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Motocross Racing 4
Chapter 2 Early Races 10
Chapter 3 Modern Racing 14
Chapter 4 Events 22
Bob Hannah 21
Glossary 30
Read More 31
Useful Rddresses 31
Internet Sites 32
Index 32
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