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Ride to win with the pros, as this updated, third edition of Pro Motocross & Off-Road Riding Techniques puts you in front of the pack. Advanced tips and techniques from your favorite pro riders-Ricky Carmichael, James Stewart, Danny Carlson, Chad Reed, Greg Albertyn, Ty Davis, Jeremy McGrath, Guy Cooper, Steve Lamson, and others-give you the inside line on everything from body position to brake/power slides. New action sequences of professional riders take you step-by-step through specific techniques, including double jumps, rutted corners, braking bumps, starts, and whoops.
Check out Gary Semics' riding techniques-with 10 years as a factory rider and over 20 more as a riding instructor, Semics knows motocross. His techniques and insight will improve even the most experienced rider's form.
Techniques for motocross, supercross, hare scrambles, enduro, and desert racing are all included, as well as how to tackle off-road obstacles, practice methods, a buyer's guide for gear, goggle prep, race strategy, and an extensive chapter on riding four-strokes. Whether you're an expert motocrosser or a beginning enduro racer, this new edition of of Pro Motocross & Off-Road Riding Techniques is the hot line to improving your skills.
|Product dimensions:||8.37(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.62(d)|
Table of Contents
|Gary Semics on Riding Techniques||10|
|Chapter 1||Riding Gear||13|
|How to Choose the Necessities|
|Chapter 2||Motorcycle Setup Tips||21|
|The Most Critical Time You Can Spend with Your Bike|
|Chapter 3||Terrain and Conditions||31|
|A Sampling of What Mother Nature Has to Offer|
|Chapter 4||Body Position||39|
|The Starting Point|
|Gary Semics on Body Position|
|The Fine Art of Slowing Down|
|Gary Semics on Braking|
|More Than Just a Handful of Throttle|
|Gary Semics on Acceleration|
|A Look at the World of Turns|
|Gary Semics on Cornering|
|The Search for Air|
|Gary Semics on Jumps|
|Mind over Matter|
|Timing and Rhythm Are Key|
|Gary Semics on Whoops|
|Chapter 11||Off-Road Obstacles||133|
|Nature's Way of Fighting Back|
|Tricks of the Trade|
|What to Do When the Gate Drops|
|Gary Semics on Starts|
|The Only Road to the Top|
|Chapter 15||Adapting to Different Bikes||197|
|How Weight and Horsepower Affect Riding Techniques|
|Power of the Mind|
|Gary Semics on Strategy|
|How to Use This Different Motor Type to Your Advantage|
|Appendix||Newspapers, Magazines, Instructional Videos, and Riding Schools||218|