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Description - Essential Guide to Dual Sport Motorcycling by Carl Adams

This book is written to help adventuresome motorcyclists buy, ride, and enjoy dual sport motorcycles, those versatile machines that are equally at home on the street and in the dirt. It is organised into four sections covering motorcycle selection, set-up, riding skills, and specialised activities such as off-road touring and rallies. Several chapters include exercises designed to improve riding technique and impart new skills. Over 250 full-colour photographs illustrate the many options for gear, clothing, and after-market accessories which can add comfort, safety, and convenience to any motorcycle adventure. The book also contains many references and sources to orient enthusiasts to the sometimes overwhelming sea of information that is available. New riders will benefit from the clear explanations of dual sport gear, accessories, and techniques, while experienced riders coming to dual sport from a street riding background will find chapters covering advanced dirt riding skills, GPS navigation, and preparing for multi-day trips. All terms are explained and riding techniques are described in detail. Riders at all levels will gain a broader perspective of the dual sport experience, from which they can begin their journey to new motorcycle adventures.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781884313714
ISBN-10: 188431371X
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 280mm x mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Whitehorse Press
Publisher: Whitehorse Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Carl Adams

Carl Adams has been riding dual sport motorcycles for over 45 years, including a period of enduro racing in the 70s. More recently he has served as an officer (in various capacities) of an active dual sport riding club in Reno, Nevada. This book grew out of a training program Carl developed for club members who wanted to improve their riding skills and knowledge of the sport. The book has been expanded greatly beyond those origins.

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