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Pushing the Limits
Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
The Perfect Motorcyle: How To Choose, Find and Buy the Perfect New or Used Bike
Whether classic lines and powerful sounds or 60-mile-per-gallon performance fuel your desire to purchase a motorcycle, finding one that perfectly fits your budget and lifestyle is rarely simple. The options are ample and the choices can be overwhelming. You require more than the sales hype and hyperbole offered by dealerships and magazines. You need to understand the forces driving your decision and then use that knowledge to get a great deal on ...
To Drink The Wild Air: One Woman's Quest to Touch the Horizon
In this inspirational and entertaining narrative, the author Birgit Soyka gives the reader a glimpse of her life philosophy from the back seat of a motorcycle. Her memoir races along the twisting roads of untamed dreams and an obsession to follow the horizon. Audacious and honest with a healthy dose of humor, Birgit's story is a reminder to live life to the fullest, to persevere no matter what the obstacles, and to always remain true to yourself ...
Brand Relevance: Making Competitors Irrelevant
David A. Aaker
Branding guru Aaker shows how to eliminate the competition and become the lead brand in your market This ground-breaking book defines the concept of brand relevance using dozens of case studies-Prius, Whole Foods, Westin, iPad and more-and explains how brand relevance drives market dynamics, which generates opportunities for your brand and threats for the competition. Aaker reveals how these companies have made other brands in their categories ...
Leanings: Best of Peter Egan from Cycle World
Since his work first graced Cycle World magazine in 1977, Peter Egan has graciously taken his readers along on his adventures. The range of motorcycle riding reports cover runs along the Mississippi River to New Orleans for a tin of chicory coffee or flying to Japan to test-ride new Yamahas. In Leanings, Egan's favorite feature articles and columns have been reprinted for the first time, including his trip cross-country on a British twin with ...
Top Dead Center 2: Racing and Wrenching with Cycle World's Kevin Cameron
“ Cameron,” writes Dean Adams on SuperbikePlanet.com, “is easily one of the most well read and well known motojourno scribes on the planet. His column--TDC--is read with interest each month by everyone who fancies himself a serious mover or shaker or even serious enthusiast. From Marlboro Roberts mechanics in Europe to a quiet woodworker in LaCrosse Wisconsin , all read his columns in Cycle World and Motorcycle ...
Motorcycle Touring in the Pacific Northwest: The Region's Best Rides
Forty classic rides through the region’s quintessential scenes * With its spectacular and varied scenes, no other region of America can best the Pacific Northwest when it comes to motorcycle touringwhether a Sunday afternoon ride with friends or a multiday adventure. Now, with Motorcycle Touring in the Pacific Northwest , bikers have an unparalleled guide describing forty classic rides across the quintessential landscapes of ...
Expedition to Blue Cave (Outriders)
FROM THE BLOG OF CAM WALKER My friends and I call ourselves the Outriders. It's not like a club of anything, we just all hate the idea of ever being BORED, and when we set our minds on something, we don't ask anyone's permission, we just DO IT. There's this place called Blue Cave, which glows blue ONCE EVERY SEVEN YEARS (phosphorescent plankton!). So obviously, we had to get there. But first we had to do three HUGE things: 1 ENACT THE "FREE ...
Savvy Guide to Motorcycles
Shirley Duglin Kennedy
The wind in your face, the feel of the open road, the sounds of nature. Motorcycling has long been a passion enjoyed, by a select few. In the minds of many, it was associated with danger, either from motorcycling itself or from some of the people the sport tended to attract. That has all changed over the last decade as baby boomers find themselves with time, money, and the desire to enjoy what they couldn’t when they were young. With ...
Wide Open: A Life in Supercross
Jeremy McGrath has been called 'the Michael Jordan of Supercross' by the Los Angeles Times, and in this revealing autobiography fans not only get his personal story, but also a detailed guide on how everyone can become a Supercross racer. The No 1 Supercross racer in the world – who has over 20 sponsors, his own film company, a toy line, Nintendo and Playstation games, and a signature shoe by Vans – talks about his life and the sport. ...
Yamaha VMX1200 V-Max '85 to '03 (Haynes Service & Repair Manual)
Haynes Manuals N. America, Inc.
Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special tools; notes, cautions and warnings for the home ...
Final Fantasy VIII Piano Collection Sheet Music
Yamaha Music Media
Some song titles may be in Japanese, but we will enclose a complementary English translation sheet of the Japanese titles, if any, just for your help!
Piano: A Photographic History of the World's Most Celebrated Instrument
This striking tribute to the piano captures its physical beauty as well as its technical and musical magic, tracing the instrument's 300-year evolution, from its forerunners--the clavichord and harpsichord--to today's electric, electronic, and digital models. Photos and graphics illustrate the piano's broad range of major landmark variations. 200 color photos.
Steinway and Sons
Richard K. Lieberman
Yale University Press
The Steinway - once called the "instrument of the immortals" - is considered by many as more than the pre-eminent American piano. It is also a symbol of "Old World" craftsmanship combined with American capitalism, of technological innovation, and of remarkable family management. This study tells the story of the Steinway piano company and the people behind it. Based on the archive of Steinway business and family papers at LaGuardia Community ...
Taking the Helm: One of America's Top Sailors Tells Her Story
By the time the U.S. Women’s Challenge had completed the first leg of the 1993-94 Whitbread Round-the-World Race, the crew was riven by dissent, financial problems, and personal conflicts. Only a new captain could save the all-women’s team from mutiny and lead them to a successful finish. When Dawn Riley received an unexpected phone call from Uruguay asking her to take on the assignment, she was not eager to step into the midst of a ...
Blood, Sweat, Gypsies and Dreams
David J. Scott
Weekend Racer Publishing
Scotty, a hardy little Scotsman raised in the tenements of Glasgow, grew up during the murky days of World War II, under the stern upbringing of his Grandparents. A good student, he always believed that there had to be a better life out there, compared to the drudgery endured by average working class Glaswegians, and he set out to find it. His skill riding racing motorcycles brought him to America, where a series of remarkable connections, ...
The Drum Handbook: Buying, Maintaining and Getting the Best from Your Drum Kit
(Book). Drummers from beginners to pros will relish this comprehensive guide to the tools of the trade! The Drum Handbook gives you the in-depth knowledge you need to choose the whole range of gear, including drums, cymbals, hardware, heads and sticks new, used and vintage. Includes info on setting up, tuning and maintenance, plus tips from top pros on gear, recording, playing live and surviving on the road. Fully illustrated and ...
Vintage Snowmobiles: The Golden Years 1968-1982 (Photo Gallery)
The Golden Age of snowmobile manufacturing was from 1968-1976 with a gradual slow down leading to 1982. During this time literally hundreds of snowmobile manufacturers sprung up and then disappeared. This book is a look at all the most interesting, rare, or collectible snowmobiles from that time period. The big names like Arctic Cat, Polaris, Ski-Doo, Yamaha, John Deere, Scorpion, Snow-Jet, Mercury, Rupp, Moto-Ski, to the many small-company ...
Totally Interactive Guitar Bible
Thunder Bay Press
Guitar enthusiasts everywhere will soon be shouting "Hallelujah!" when they get their hands on the Totally Interactive Guitar Bible. This is the most original and comprehensive guitar resource available. Contains four fully-integrated components packaged in a deluxe easel. The DVD features guitars of all types demonstrated by the author and recording artist Barrie Cadogan. You’ll learn about the history of each make and model and how ...
Clymer Yamaha V-Star 650, 1998-2007 (Clymer Motorcycle Repair)
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