The Motorcycle Safety Foundation's Guide to Motorcycling Excellence: Skills, Knowledge, and Strategies for Riding Right

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Here is a book for the motorcyclist who wants to do it right! The most complete, authoritative book ever published on safe riding techniques and strategies. More than one million students have completed courses developed by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, and this book is the culmination of what that leading rider training organization has learned about teaching students of all ages and experience. It is the perfect refresher for anyone who has taken an MSF course and will be an eye-opener for those who have ...

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Overview

Here is a book for the motorcyclist who wants to do it right! The most complete, authoritative book ever published on safe riding techniques and strategies. More than one million students have completed courses developed by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, and this book is the culmination of what that leading rider training organization has learned about teaching students of all ages and experience. It is the perfect refresher for anyone who has taken an MSF course and will be an eye-opener for those who have not yet discovered them. In a clear, engaging style with detailed diagrams and extensive full-color photographs and illustrations, the book covers rider attitude, proper dress, performance, maintenance and troubleshooting, as well as basic and advanced street skills. Included are tips on how to stop quickly when necessary; avoid traffic hazards; apply evasive maneuvers; countersteer for better control; travel skillfully in a group; identify and fix mechanical problems; ride more smoothly at high and low speeds; maintain momentum in off-highway riding; and much more. A remarkable source of riding wisdom, the first edition has been a best-seller and the definitive reference for the sport. This new second edition features the latest insights from the new, updated MSF curriculum, plus all new photos and graphics that make its valuable lessons easy to follow.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781884313479
  • Publisher: Whitehorse Gear
  • Publication date: 7/15/2004
  • Edition description: Second
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 516,344
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 10.50 (h) x 0.62 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 19, 2008

    Essential To Your Riding Library

    This book is a compilation of some of the best research and advice on motorcycle safety available. A 'must read' both for new riders and as an outstanding refresher for experienced riders.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 11, 2008

    Outstanding book to learn motorcycle skills!

    This is THE handbook for learning how to ride a motorcycle the right way, from the leaders in motorcycle safety and from a publisher of other great motorcycle books, Whitehorse Press

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 1, 2011

    Must be in your library

    This book expands on the Basic Rider Course given by the MSF and provides a reference to go to when you have questions or just want to refresh your memory. Excellent presentation with diagrams and explanations that will keep your riding skills sharp. Every rider should own a copy.

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