Motorcycle Road Trips (Vol. 19) GPs & MotoGPs - The Motorcycle Grand Prix Experience [NOOK Book]

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Backroad Bob's GPs & MotoGPs - These eight published magazine articles will give you the GP and the MotoGP experience. Learn why Spain may have the best combination of old and new on the planet and why Portugal isn't far behind. Read about the return of motorcycle Grand Prix racing to the United States after an eleven year absence and what happened when it did. Find the places, the contacts, and the sights you won't see in any travel brochure. Everything's here to plan your own MotoGP adventure to the most ...
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Motorcycle Road Trips (Vol. 19) GPs & MotoGPs - The Motorcycle Grand Prix Experience

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Overview

Backroad Bob's GPs & MotoGPs - These eight published magazine articles will give you the GP and the MotoGP experience. Learn why Spain may have the best combination of old and new on the planet and why Portugal isn't far behind. Read about the return of motorcycle Grand Prix racing to the United States after an eleven year absence and what happened when it did. Find the places, the contacts, and the sights you won't see in any travel brochure. Everything's here to plan your own MotoGP adventure to the most motorcycle crazy places on earth. Get your passport and start planning your trip today!

CONTENTS:
DEAD DUCK MESON
LA HOSTERIA
SPAIN’S DEAL’S GAP
THE GP EXPERIENCE
THE LAST GP
TRIAL DES NATIONS 2000
UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX 2005 PREVIEW
UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX 2006 PREVIEW

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Additional Titles by the Author:
This Backroad Bob’s GPs & MotoGPs ebook is one part of a 24-part CD series that is Backroad Bob’s Motorcycle Road Trips and includes the following titles. The CDs and the ebooks contain the same articles, but the ebooks are text-only and the dual sporting ebooks exclude the roll charts, GPS maps, and GPS coordinates. The full-color, photo-filled versions, the photo CDs, and the full-content dual sporting CDs are available only from www.backroadbob.com.

Backroad Bob’s Motorcycle Road Trips:
Dual Sporting PA with Roll Charts
Dual Sporting PA with GPS Roll Charts
Dual Sporting Beyond PA with Roll Charts
Dual Sporting Beyond PA with GPS Roll Charts
Dual Sport Photos
Dual Sporters and Thumper Humpers
GP and MotoGP Photos
GPs & MotoGPs
Hits or Misses?
Isle of Man TT Races, England & Ireland
Isle of Man Photos
Motorcycle Humor
Motorcycle People
Motorcycle Places
Motorcycle Things
People, Places, & Things (Part I)
People, Places, & Things (Part II)
Road Trips
Road Trip Photos
Motorcycle Roads
Road Houses
Roads & Road Houses
Turbo Chronicles
Wastegates

These books are the fruits of a trial and error tree planted decades ago. The bad roads, the dead end trails, and the nasty places have been left out. What remains is a four-decade distillation of motorcycling in 38 American states, five Canadian provinces, five national forests, ten Pennsylvania state forests, and eight foreign countries. These articles contain valuable information that will save you time and money and enable you to efficiently plan your own adventures while avoiding the mistakes I've made. Let each article be a preview of your own adventures.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012503008
  • Publisher: RHM Company Intl.
  • Publication date: 5/18/2011
  • Series: Backroad Bob's Motorcycle Road Trips , #19
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 862,729
  • File size: 37 KB

Meet the Author

Qualifications - Thirty-seven years and over 250,000 miles as a licensed motorcycle operator. Thirty-five years and 185,000 accident-free road miles. Seventeen years and 43,000 miles dual sport riding. Ten years of East Coast Enduro Association competition. Four years motocross and road racing support in AMA and WERA competition. Forty years off-pavement riding. Completion of Motorcycle Safety Foundation Beginner and Advanced Rider Courses and Keith Code's Superbike School. A.A.S. - Mechanical Engineering with over 25 years professional mechanical experience.

Road Riding - Thirty-seven of 48 contiguous states with extensive knowledge of the Mid-Atlantic, New England, and Southeastern states. Five Canadian provinces, Isle of Man, Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, Spain and Portugal.

Dual Sport Riding - Mid-Atlantic States, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Tennessee. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Monongahela, Wayne and Allegheny National Forests. Ten Pennsylvania State Forests.

Enduro Riding - ten years of East Coast Enduro Association competition.

Leadership Positions: President (1995-2011) - Turbo Motorcycle International Owners Association (TMIOA), North Eastern Region Director (2000-2009), and Pennsylvania State Director (1994-2009) - Honda Sport Touring Association (HSTA). Rally Dual Sport Route Coordinator - Honda Sport Touring Association Rendezvous 1996. Rally Coordinator - The Thumper Humper (THE) Rally 1998-2008, PA Adventure Rally 1994-2007, Pennsylvania Dual Sport Rides 1995-2007, Pennsylvania 500 Road Ride 2005-2007, and Turbo Rally '95, 00, and '10. Organizer - 2001 Honda Sport Touring Association Rendezvous - a 400+ participant 5-day international event.
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