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The Mouse and the Motorcycle
Beverly Cleary

HarperCollins, 2014

In this imaginative adventure from Newbery Medal-winning author Beverly Cleary, a young mouse named Ralph is thrown into a world of excitement when a boy and his shiny toy motorcycle check into the Mountain View Inn. When the ever-curious Ralph spots Keith's red toy motorcycle, he vows to ride it. So when Keith leaves the bike unattended in his room one day, Ralph makes his move. But with all this freedom (and speed!) come a lot of obstacles. ...


Proficient Motorcycling: The Ultimate Guide to Riding Well
David L. Hough

i5 Press, 2013

This best-selling book is also “#1 book in motorcycle safety” (Nielsen BookScan) and essential reading for all motorcyclists regardless of their years of experience. Author David L. Hough, a revered motorcycle author, columnist, and riding-safety consultant, lays out a clear course for all riders who want to sharpen their handling skills and improve their rides. This second edition, expanded and now in full color, offers new riders and road ...


The Art and Science of Motorcycle Touring, 2012

Do you just want to see what is over the next hill? Do you understand why a dog sticks his head out of the car window? Are you THAT rider? Written by a motorcycle rider for motorcycle riders and those that think they might want to give motorcycle touring a shot, this book touches on all aspects of motorcycle touring. What to, how to, when to, where to, and why to ride. The basis for this book is hundreds of thousands of miles ridden. What ...


The Perfect Vehicle: What It Is About Motorcycles
Melissa Holbrook Pierson

W. W. Norton & Company, 1998

"This book, a polished, winding meditation on the theory and fractiousness of motorcycles, celebrates both their eccentric history and the wary pleasures of touring."— The New Yorker In a book that is "a must for anyone who has loved a motorcycle" (Oliver Sacks), Melissa Pierson captures in vivid, writerly prose the mysterious attractions of motorcycling. She sifts through myth and hyperbole: misrepresentations about danger, about the type ...


Motorcycle: The Definitive Visual History
DK Publishing

DK ADULT, 2012

Tracing the history of two-wheeled grit and glory, from the first prototypes to the superbikes of today, Motorcycle: The Definitive Visual History covers more than 1,000 of the world's greatest machines, from the earliest prototypes from the mid-nineteenth century, to the dynamic speedsters of today. Comprehensive catalogs highlight the most important motorcycles of each period, along with their specifications and distinctive features. ...


Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values
Robert M. Pirsig

HarperTorch, 2006

One of the most important and influential books written in the past half-century, Robert M. Pirsig's Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is a powerful, moving, and penetrating examination of how we live . . . and a breathtaking meditation on how to live better. Here is the book that transformed a generation: an unforgettable narration of a summer motorcycle trip across America's Northwest, undertaken by a father and his young son. A ...


Old Ghosts: Gypsy Riders MC

Honey Palomino, 2014

OLD GHOSTS DIE HARD Leaving the past behind is never easy, so Daisy Sinclair didn't expect a smooth road when she jumped in her truck and headed West to escape an abusive relationship. She prepared herself, and she grew stronger by the day, ready to face her past full-on when the time came. As the President of the Gypsy Riders MC, Mike Montgomery spends his days preparing for the worst case scenario. Bold, daring, handsome and ...


Following The Front Wheel West..., 2013

In the summer of 2013 I took a dream motorcycle ride across the country. This is a journal that I kept while making that trip.


Her Secret Pleasure: A Death Lords MC Romance (The Motorcycle Clubs Book 4), 2014

Pippa I love two things-books and bad boys. I'm trying to kick the bad boy habit and hold on to the loving books one. When I take the new librarian position in Fortune, I immediately say yes when the Chief of Police asks me out and deliberately turn my back on the bad motorcycle riding boys that litter the Fortune landscape. After all, my bad boy yen was kick started by the frequent absences of my nomad father. But no one turns down a man like ...


Her Sister's Secret

LMS Press, 2014

Sometimes you have to tell a lie to find the truth… Finally free of her abusive past, photographer Whitney Sheffield’s job is her life, and she wants to keep it that way. But a desperate call from her long-lost sister begging Whitney to rescue her three-year-old daughter from her dangerous father changes everything. Finally tracking down Rhys Gannon, the child's father, Whitney’s not surprised to find him partying with his entourage at ...


How to Restore Your Motorcycle: Second Edition (Motorbooks Workshop)
Mark Zimmerman

Motorbooks, 2010

The market for used motorcycles is vast and deep, with many popular motorcycles available for a fraction of what they cost when new even a few years ago. With a little hard work and know-how, a restored used bike can become a reliable and stylish commuter vehicle. But restoring an older motorcycle can be challenging. Often you're dealing with old technology, parts that are hard to replace, rusty and stubborn bolts, etc. How to Restore Your ...


Motorcycles! (Step into Reading)
Susan E. Goodman

Random House Books for Young Readers, 2007

WHETHER THEY'RE JUMPING barrels, zipping along the highway on a road trip, or tearing up the motocross track, motorcycles are the coolest things on two wheels! Choppers! authors Susan Goodman and Michael Doolittle show readers the many types of motorcycles there are, how they work, and some of the exciting jobs, competitions, and events that feature them. This actionpacked Step 3 reader is filled with vibrant color photographs!


How Your Motorcycle Works: Your Guide to the Components & Systems of Modern Motorcycles (RAC Handbook)
Peter Henshaw

Veloce Publishing, 2012

No longer the simple machines they used to be, the modern motorcycle is as complex and diverse as the modern car. In an ever more competitive market, manufacturers are looking for new solutions to old problems – what’s the most efficient transmission? How can emissions and fuel consumption be cut without affecting power? And how can new models be differentiated from one another? This book explains how the modern motorcycle works, in a ...


The Motorcycle Safety Foundation's Guide to Motorcycling Excellence: Skills, Knowledge, and Strategies for ...
Motorcycle Safety Foundation

Whitehorse Press, 2005

Here is a book for the motorcyclist who wants to do it right! The most complete, authoritative book ever published on safe riding techniques and strategies. More than one million students have completed courses developed by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, and this book is the culmination of what that leading rider training organization has learned about teaching students of all ages and experience. It is the perfect refresher for anyone who ...


Ruined #3 (The MC Motorcycle Club Romance Series - Book #3), 2014

I was weak and slept with Dax. I snuck out the next morning too afraid to talk to him. I would see him later though and he was still out for revenge. After one thing leads to another he must pick between me and revenge. Which one will he choose?


Iron Jaws Motorcycle Club

William L. Domme, 2014

In chapter 2, the chase is on to catch Scales. The Iron Jaws MC has splintered in the chaos of Scales' expulsion from the club. A centuries old seer who lives in the ruin of an abandoned cemetery chapel skulks about his isolated paradise as a rider comes to call.


Ten Things You Should Know Before Buying an Adventure Motorcycle, 2012

Looking to switch from a street bike to something more adventurous? Or Looking at a first bike and wondering about this increasing part of the market? Andrew Pain looks at ten features of an adventure motorcycle and explains what they are, why they matter, and if you can live without them.


Ride On: A Motorcycle Journey to Awake your Soul and Rediscover its Maker
Joseph R Fehlen

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012

Through humor, whimsical story-telling and spiritual insight Joseph Fehlen shares his journey of becoming a motorcyclist at the age of 34. A man with a family, career, and perfectly normal life gets permission from his mom and wife, trades in his car for a motorcycle and begins an adventure that teaches him lessons about life, faith and what really matters most. Ride On is filled with a whole cast of endearing characters complemented by the ...


Ultimate Motorcycle Book
Hugo Wilson

DK ADULT, 1993

Displays more than one hundred classic, celebrity-owned, and experimental motorcycles, from Lawrence of Arabia's cycles to the 1977 Laverda Jota, the world's fastest bike, along with a history of motorcycles, construction details, and technological innovations. 40,000 first printing.


The Art of the Racing Motorcycle: 100 Years of Designing for Speed
Phillip Tooth

Universe, 2011

A lavishly illustrated and definitive look at the design evolution of the racing motorcycle. The dynamic between competition and design has always fueled the evolution of racing motorcycles and inspired astonishing feats of design and engineering. This book traces the development of the sport bike, from the earliest French motorcycles to the dominance of British machinery in the 1930s, the exotic Italian motorcycles of the 1950s and 1960s, the ...



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