How to Repair Your Motorcycle

Overview

It is speed and spirit--a sense of freedom--that motorcycles give us. But how free can we be if we have to depend on a mechanic for every little repair and adjustment to our machines?

This book puts the basics of motorcycle repair and upkeep within every owners grasp. With clear, easy-to-follow instructions and 50 do-it-yourself projects, How to Repair Your Motorcycle introduces readers to the rudiments of motorcycle maintenance.

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Overview

It is speed and spirit--a sense of freedom--that motorcycles give us. But how free can we be if we have to depend on a mechanic for every little repair and adjustment to our machines?

This book puts the basics of motorcycle repair and upkeep within every owners grasp. With clear, easy-to-follow instructions and 50 do-it-yourself projects, How to Repair Your Motorcycle introduces readers to the rudiments of motorcycle maintenance.

Illustrated sections on each system (from electrical and fuel to suspension and exhaust) cover straightforward procedures that could add years to your motorcycles life--and save you thousands of dollars in the process.

The book also includes troubleshooting charts and helpful sidebars. From preventive maintenance to caring for a bikes appearance, this handy guide makes every owner with even a passing knowledge of motorcycle repair the master of his or her machine.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780760331378
  • Publisher: Motorbooks
  • Publication date: 12/15/2007
  • Series: Motorbooks Workshop Series
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 401,669
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles Everitt has been riding and working on motorcycles for nearly four decades. His first bike, a 1969 Bultaco, provided an excellent apprenticeship in all the things that could go wrong on a motorcycle.

While getting his journalism degree, Everitt worked as a line mechanic in a variety of motorcycle shops. After graduating, he spent 25 years, on staff or as a contributor, writing tech articles, road tests, features, and other stories for virtually every major street-bike magazine in the United States, including Cycle Guide, Cycle World, Cycle, Motorcyclist, Rider, American Roadracing, Sportbike, and others.

Although Everitt currently shares a hovel in Beverly Hills, California, with his wife Kathryn, he hastens to point out he most definitely is not rich.

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