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Stayin' Safe: The Art and Science of Riding Really Well

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Larry Grodsky devoted his life to motorcycle safety. Through the riding courses he taught and his "Stayin' Safe" columns in Rider magazine (from 1988 until his untimely death in 2006), he helped thousands of motorcyclists improve their skills and their ability to ride really well. This collection of Grodsky's columns reveals his ability to illuminate complex and sometimes highly technical subjects with an entertaining and personal style, spiced with his trademark wry wit and keen observations of human behavior.


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A master teacher, Larry Grodsky was constantly learning from his students, always striving to find the best way to lead riders toward mastery of their two-wheeled vehicles. Many of his columns focused on helping riders develop specific skills (complete with practice exercises), while others dealt with the riding environment and riders' mental processes. While this book is packed with information useful to both novice and experienced motorcyclists, it is not structured as a how-to guide to motorcycle proficiency. Rather, it is a collection of thoughtful, well-written essays to be read and savored individually, by a great motorcycle riding instructor who left his mark on a generation of grateful riders.

Grodsky's passion for motorcycling began in college and eventually led him to become an instructor with the Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Foundation. In 1988 his freelance writing landed him a job as Safety Editor with Rider magazine, for which he wrote more than 200 monthly columns. He founded his own program, Stayin' Safe Motorcycle Training, which uses road rides (rather than training ranges) to better teach the riding skills needed in real-world situations.

Order Code GROD-A
Binding Hardbound
Format 6.25 by 9.25 inches
Pages 352
Illustrations black and white
ISBN 9781884313721
Author Lawrence Grodsky, Editor: Pete Tamblyn
Publisher Whitehorse Press
Publication Year 2008

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