How to Ride Off-Road Motorcycles: Key Skills And Advanced Training For All Off-road, Motocross, And Dual-sport Riders by Gary LaPlanteHow to Ride Off-Road Motorcycles: Key Skills And Advanced Training For All Off-road, Motocross, And Dual-sport Riders by Gary LaPlante

How to Ride Off-Road Motorcycles: Key Skills And Advanced Training For All Off-road, Motocross, And…

byGary LaPlanteForeword byLee Parks

Paperback | August 13, 2012

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Off-road riding is one of motorcycling's most popular pursuits and also one of its best training grounds for improving street-riding skills. Off-road riding takes many forms, from motocross and enduro racing, to dual-sport day trips, to trail riding, to adventure tours. No matter the specific pursuit, all dirt riding (and much street riding) shares the same basic skill set.

 
How to Ride Off-Road Motorcycles schools the reader in all the skills necessary to ride safely and quickly off-road. Chapters cover the basics, such as body position, turning, braking, and throttle control, then proceed to advanced techniques, such as sliding, jumps, wheelies, hill-climbing, and more.
 
If you've ever wanted to try dirt riding or if you're an experienced rider looking to sharpen your skill set, How to Ride Off-Road Motorcycles is a perfect riding coach.
Lee Parks is the author of the best-selling riding skills book Total Control. Based on his internationally renowned Total Control Advanced Riding Clinics, Total Control is considered by many to be the riding skills bible. Parks formerly edited Motorcycle Consumer News, Motorcycle Product News, and Motorcyclist magazines. He is also the...
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Title:How to Ride Off-Road Motorcycles: Key Skills And Advanced Training For All Off-road, Motocross, And…Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:176 pages, 10.88 × 8.38 × 0.62 inShipping dimensions:10.88 × 8.38 × 0.62 inPublished:August 13, 2012Publisher:MotorbooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0760342733

ISBN - 13:9780760342732

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Table of Contents
 

Editor’s Note
Foreword
Preface
Introduction
Chapter 1 New Rider Advice
Chapter 2 Beginners’ First Steps
Chapter 3 Foundation Building
Chapter 4 Body Positioning
Chapter 5 Braking
Chapter 6 Turning
Chapter 7 Throttle Control
Chapter 8 Hillclimbs
Chapter 9 Downhills
Chapter 10 Hillside Turns and Sidehills
Chapter 11 Steering While Standing Up
Chapter 12 Wheelies
Chapter 13 Whoops
Chapter 14 Jumping
Chapter 15 Brakeslides and Powerslides
Chapter 16 Terrain and Conditions
Chapter 17 Riding Etiquette and Responsibilities
Chapter 18 Bike Preparation
Chapter 19 From Dirt to Street
Chapter 20 Motocross
Chapter 21 Trials
Glossary of Terms
Index
About the Author
About MotoVentures
Acknowledgments