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The Essential Guide to Motorcycle Travel, 2nd Ed.

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This book is written to help motorcyclists prepare themselves and their motorcycle for traveling. Whether getting ready for a day trip beyond your home turf, a riding vacation in another part of the country, or preparing to conquer the far asphalt reaches of the globe, popular author Dale Coyner and other seasoned travelers and experts in the motorcycling community share their broad experience to help both newcomers and veterans maximize the ride, and minimize lessons learned the hard way.


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Here, in four major sections, is the current wisdom enthusiasts need to plan their own dream trips, accessorize their bikes properly with state-of-the-art devices and aides, outfit themselves and their passengers in the latest most stylish and comfortable riding apparel, and deal with contingencies promptly and capably as they inevitably arise while on the road.

Before setting out, a little planning can fuel enthusiasm and help travelers ask the right questions. Coyner outlines a template for estimating mileage and expenses, as well as covers specific considerations based on riding style and destination.Taking potential climate and weather into account allows riders to evaluate the many excellent gear choices others use to stay  warm, cool, and dry in the face of the elements. Small adjustments to ergonomics an also make big differences in comfort. Numerous and versatile luggage options can be mixed and matched to keep gear secure, and trailers can open up new possibilities for camping or hauling necessities for those wanting to cover long distances over extended periods.

We all know that the fun factor decreases when things aren’t fundamentally safe, so Coyner also teaches how to manage the variables under every rider’s control, which can include choosing tires and accessory lighting, packing well, performing preventive maintenance, and adding electrical gadgets responsibly. Today’s two-wheeled travelers can easily integrate all the benefits and convenience of smartphones, Bluetooth communication, digital entertainment, GPS navigation, and action cameras into their cockpit. Knowing what is available allows one to make savvy choices that will increase enjoyment on the road.

Summary

Touring on two wheels is one of life’s simple pleasures. And learning how to do it right can help keep it that way. This respected how-to guide, filled with state-of-the-art tips, tricks, and advice from seasoned travelers, shows you how.

Order Code EGMT2-A
Binding Softbound
Format 8.25 by 10.5 inches
Pages 192
Illustrations 250 color photos and illustrations
ISBN 978-1-884313-42-4
Edition 2nd edition
Author Dale Coyner
Publisher Whitehorse Press
Publication Year 2014

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