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Do many of you read about motorcycling ??? Of course we all read repair manuals and FOR SALE stuff ... how about these ???


  1. Motorcycle Touring Bible


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    Fred Rau - 2011 - ‎Preview - ‎More editions
    Touring on a motorcycle is the best way to see the world, but doing so without the proper skills and information can turn the trip of a lifetime into a disaster.​







The Longest Ride: My Ten-Year 500,000 Mile Motorcycle Journey (Google eBook)


Emilio Scotto
MotorBooks International, Mar 15, 2007 - Transportation - 224 pages
9 Reviews



For his eighth birthday, Emilio Scotto received a World Atlas. Promptly he announced his plan to make a route that would pass through all the countries of the world, a route he named BLUE ROAD ONE. When, some years later, he found himself astride a black 1100 Honda Gold Wing motorcycle, Blue Road One beckoned, and Scotto set off on a journey that would last more than a decade, take him virtually everywhere in the world, and land him in the Guinness Book of World Records. This is his story, a thrill ride that begins in his native Argentina, crosses Panama in the tumultuous time of Noriega, Mexico in the midst of an earthquake, and finds him broke in L.A. where, in a chance meeting, Muhammad Ali gives him fifty dollars and a signed book. Breaching the Iron Curtain, crossing the Berlin Wall at Checkpoint Charlie, being blessed by the Pope, set upon by cannibals in Sierra Leone, fleeing Somalia on a freighter, Scotto's adventures would be unbelievable if they weren't true. His tale of touring the world from Tunisia to Turkey, Petra to Afghanistan, Yugoslavia to Singapore, traveling miles enough to take him to the moon and back, is unlike any ever told. Come along, for the ride of a lifetime.

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Blood, Sweat and Gears: Ramblings on Motorcycling and Medicine


Flash Gordon
Whitehorse Press, 1995 - Transportation - 111 pages
1 Review



Dr. Flash Gordon's experience as an emergency room doctor and 37-year motorcycling veteran allows him a unique perspective on lifesaving instruction for motorcyclists. Blood, Sweat & Gears is filled with the author's amusing-and sometimes sobering-anecdotes from many years of directing a free clinic in San Francisco. Addressing the most prevalent health issues facing those who spend a good deal of time in the saddle, Flash delivers his advice with a strong dose of original humour.


Not exactly about motorcycling but the attitudes are the same ...


An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth


Chris Hadfield
Random House of Canada, Oct 29, 2013 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages
376 Reviews



As Commander of the International Space Station, Chris Hadfield captivated the world with stunning photos and commentary from space. Now, in his first book, Chris offers readers extraordinary stories from his life as an astronaut, and shows how to make the impossible a reality.

 

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Another great author ...

[h=1]More Proficient Motorcycling: Mastering the Ride[/h]

David L. Hough
BowTie Press, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 256 pages
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Explains the dynamics of safe motorcycling, including ways to become a better rider, navigating the roads, and lifesaving tips to remember while riding.


 
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