Going the Extra Mile: Insider Tips for Long-Distance Motorcyclin

Going the Extra Mile: Insider Tips for Long-Distance Motorcyclin
Going the Extra Mile: Insider Tips for Long-Distance Motorcyclin
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Jam-packed with advice from long-distance motorcycle travel veterans, and written by best-selling author Ron Ayres, this handbook can help you extend your range on a motorcycle. Written for anyone who wants to comfortably spend more time in the saddle and less time waiting at the next rest stop, this book compiles the proven techniques that can make your next long motorcycle trip fun, safe, and comfortable.


The book answers some of the most frequently asked questions about spending more time in the saddle are answered. You'll learn how to:


-Choose versatile gear to protect you
-Prepare yourself physically for long times in the saddle
-Modify your points of contact--seat, handlebars, and footpegs--for maximum comfort
-Mount and use the latest gadgets to help you stay alert
-Develop good riding habits and eliminate distractions
-Plan extended routes with mapping software
-Manage fuel consumption, speed, and rest breaks
-Build mileage gradually and meet others who share your long-mileage interests
-Equip your bike to best handle the rigors of off-pavement routes
-Participate in an organized endurance event
-Access additional resources about long-distance riding


Included in this extensive and thorough work is a resource directory that's worth the price of the book alone! At your fingertips are hundreds of valuable contacts and resources, organized by category, with company names, a brief description of their products or service, website and/or e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers.


Editorial Reviews
"...a book for any rider interested in extending their range on a motorcycle." -- IronWorks
"...a must-have for any rider planning to burn miles few or galore." -- BMW Club Journal
"...this book is a reference that you will return to again and again..." -- Jonathan Eubank, Motorcycle Times
"All in all [this book] is for all riders who are looking for the edge in their riding..." -- Backroads
"We guarantee you'll learn something about you, your riding habits and your motorcycle." -- Minnesota Motorcycle Monthly


Product Details
Paperback: 144 pages
Publisher: Whitehorse Press; illustrated edition edition (December 19, 2002)


Going the Extra Mile: Insider Tips for Long-Distance Motorcycling and Endurance Rallies (Paperback) by Ron Ayres


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