Veteran motorcycle mechanic and popular author Mark Zimmerman makes difficult subjects easy with his comfortable conversational style and humor. He includes detailed background on how each system of your bike works and what maintenance tasks are required, what tools you'll need, and how to get started. This practical, common sense guide covers all brands and styles of bikes, making it a perfect companion to the owner's service manual. Includes hundreds of helpful tips for changing oil, changing brake pads and brake fluid, changing tires, maintaining your chain and sprockets, adjusting your suspension, troubleshooting, and lots more.
Whether you need to use the step-by-step instructions to wrench on your bike yourself or just want to learn enough to become an informed customer at your local motorcycle service department, this user-friendly reference will help you extend the life of your motorcycle, enhance your mechanical skills, and spend more time on the road.
About the Author
Mark Zimmerman has been riding, repairing, and writing about motorcycles for more than 30 years. His race bikes have won several amateur and regional championships, and his restorations have taken numerous “Best of Show” awards. A freelance moto-journalist and a former motorcycle dealer, Zimmerman is also the author of Street Bikes: 30 Years of High Performance Motorcycles. He and his wife Brenda live in Conecticut, where he competes in local dirt track events.
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